M.Div. in Missiological Studies

Location

Curriculum

75 credit hours

Program Length

as few as 36 months

Accreditation

Regionally Accredited by SACSCOC

The M.Div. (Missiological Studies) provides you with a comprehensive range of biblical-theological knowledge and practical skills for ministry leadership along with specialized skills to engage, encourage, and support people from another culture with the gospel of Jesus Christ. It prepares you to serve cross-culturally in a local church or with an international agency.

Objectives:

This program will equip you to:

  • Apply biblical principles and models for participating in the global mission of God
  • Develop twenty-first-century strategies for participating in the global mission of God
  • Conduct informed cultural analysis and population segment research
  • Evaluate historical examples for participating in the global mission of God
  • Serve effectively in a cross-cultural context

View academic requirements for the M.Div. in Missiological Studies in the Academic Catalog.

Featured Faculty

Andre Rogers

Professor of Preaching, DML Program Director

David G. Cashin

Professor of Intercultural Studies

Edward L. Smither

Dean, College of Intercultural Studies, Professor of Intercultural Studies and History of Global Christianity

Michael W. Langston

Professor of Practical Theology

Victor H. Cuartas

Professor of Intercultural Studies, Elmer V. Thompson Chair of Church Planting

Admission Requirements

  • Completed application
  • Official transcripts for highest earned degree and any master’s degree work
  • Church leader reference
  • Application Essay (800 words total, typed)
  • Minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA

Potential ministry opportunities for program graduates include:

  • Agency appointed career missionary
  • International student worker
  • Missions pastor
  • Church cross-cultural outreach coordinator
  • NGO community development worker
  • Business or church cross-cultural consultant