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2020 - 2021 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2020 - 2021 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED BULLETIN]

Master of Divinity


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Total Requirement for Degree  (84 credit hours)

The Master of Divinity degree prepares individuals for the ordained ministry of the church. Courses at Trinity offer students the opportunity to integrate the various disciplines of theology, their personal and spiritual growth and their contextual experience. Students engage in structured fieldwork in ministry settings where they apply their concepts and practices learned in the classroom.

The following Courses are taken while on Internship:


 

In addition, all students are required to take courses fulfilling the following areas requirements:


  • One advanced level Bible course - Courses beginning BL-3XXX meet this requirement.
  • One advanced Systematic Theology course. Choose from: HTS 3141 HTS 3142 HTS 3143 HTS 3144  or HTS 3145 .
  • One World Religions/Interreligous course. Courses listed with the designation meet this requirement.
  • One Church in the World course. Courses listed with the designation meet this requirement.
  • One Ministry (MN topic-MN 2618, MN 2621) course. Choose from among MN 2605 MN 3121 MN 3122 MN 3124 , MN 3601 , MN 2618  or MN 2621 .
  • One Music in Ministry course. Courses listed with the designation (MU) meet this requirement.

Choose:


Choose 15 credit hours of course work in the Biblical Literature (BL), History Theology Society (HTS), Language Acquisition (LA), or Ministry (MN) divisions listed in the course descriptions.

ELCA requirements:


Candidates for rostered ministry in the ELCA are also required to take:

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