Master of Divinity in Biblical Counseling

Description
The Master of Divinity in Biblical Counseling is a professional graduate degree beyond the Bachelor of Arts or equivalent, designed to equip both male and female students for effective ministry as biblical counselors. This degree program approaches biblical counseling from a specific nouthetic position. This is a three-year program primarily related to preparation for the pastoral and missionary ministry, requiring ninety semester hours of academic credit for graduation.

 

Admission Requirements
In addition to the general admission requirements to the Seminary, applicants for admission to any master degree program must meet additional requirements. All applicants to any master degree program must be at least twenty years old by the time of their first registration. All applicants to master degree programs must have graduated from an accredited college or university with a bachelor degree or equivalent (see the Catalog for full details and exceptions).

 

Completion Requirements
In order to qualify for graduation from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary, each student in the Master of Divinity in Biblical Counseling program must satisfy the “General Requirements for Graduation” as set forth in the Catalog. In addition each student in the Master of Divinity in Biblical Counseling program must complete the ninety semester hours of courses specified in the course listing.

 

The Master of Divinity program includes two components:
     (1) 84 semester hours of required courses
     (2) 6 semester hours of elective courses.
 

Master of Divinity in Biblical Counseling Course Requirements

 

 

Course Title

 

Course Number

 

Semester

Hours

 

Total

Hours

FIRST YEAR

Old Testament Survey 1, 2

Beginning Greek 1, 2

History of Christianity

Personal Evangelism

Introduction to Missions

Hermeneutics

Apologetics

Introduction to Research and Writing

 

 

SECOND YEAR

New Testament Survey 1, 2

Systematic Theology 1, 2

Hebrew Grammar 1, 2

Preaching or Teaching 1

Preaching or Teaching 2

Introduction to Biblical Counseling

Old Testament Elective

 

THIRD YEAR

History of the Baptists

Theology of Counseling

Traditional Religions, World Religions, and Cults

Introduction to Christian Education

Spiritual Formation

Marriage and Family Counseling

Introduction to Worship

Crisis Counseling

Counseling Practicum

New Testament Elective

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OT 5101-5102

GR 5801-5802

CH 6001

EV 6200

MS 6370

BH 5100

PH 6910

EN 7900

 

 

 

NT 5601-5602

TH 6701-6702

HB 5401-5402

HM 7001 or CE 7450

HM 7005 or CE 7452

CN 7103

 

 

 

CH 6150

CN 7172

 

MS 6405

CE 7484

PM 7300

CN 7174

CM 7700

CN 7176

CN 7190

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6

6

3

3

3

3

3

3

 

 

 

6

6

6

3

3

3

3

 

 

3

3

 

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    

   30

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Semester Hours Required for Graduation                                                                                  90

 

 

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