Master of Divinity
Degree Requirements


Basic M.Div. Requirements

Sample scheduling plan (Connections)

Sample scheduling plan

Advising sheets

The advising sheets below include recommended elective courses for ordination and other career paths.

Ordination – United Methodist Church
Ordination – United Methodist Church; focus in Biblical Languages
Ordination – United Church of Christ
Ordination – Presbyterian Church (USA)
Ordination – most other denominations
Community Ministry & Non-Profit Organizations

M.Div. specializations

Specializations are optional, but are an excellent way to give focus to your electives.

Biblical Languages and Texts
Black Church and African Diaspora Studies
Ecology and Justice
Feminist and Womanist Studies
Interreligious Contexts
Youth and Young Adult Ministries

This page reflects new requirements that take effect in the Fall Semester of 2011. For information on requirements in effect prior to Fall 2011, contact the registrar at or 740-362-3344.