Getting your M.Div. will prepare you for terminal-level studies in theology, but the opportunities that come with this degree are greater. Intensify your faith in Jesus Christ and nourish a spirituality that will bolster your spirit of service. Advance in biblical interpretation. Frame your analytical knowledge of the Christian tradition. We'll counsel you in learning to lead the church in mission despite an ever-changing and diverse cultural context.
Choose the cohort model, and you'll also gain the opportunity for integrated learning. And your field work will come with a congregation, faith-based nonprofit or other organization. You'll gain the gift of community relationships. You’ll examine racial reconciliation and social justice in the historic theater of the Civil Rights Movement.
We'll nurture you with mentoring, communal learning and ministry training. With priority given to personal health and spiritual well-being, you'll gain strength relationally. Regardless of the model you select, you'll grasp practicing day-to-day ministry with integrity.
- Application with $50 nonrefundable application fee
- Three letters of recommendation: one from a college or university administrator or professor, one from a professional supervisor/employer and one from a church leader or minister
- Bachelor's degree
- Undergraduate or Graduate GPA of at least 2.75
- Completed health form
- 750-1000-work essay discussing the applicant's religious heritage, career goals and how Hazelip School of Theology might contribute to the achievement of those pursuits