Master of Divinity (M.Div.)
Charisma University’s Master of Divinity (M.Div.) is intended to prepare students for professional work in Christian ministry and Chaplaincy organizations. The M.Div. program provides an in-depth knowledge of biblical leadership principles and methods, and an in-depth study of Scripture and Christian principles. Coursework places emphasis on embracing the essential values, knowledge, and skills needed to serve in a variety of roles as a pastor or chaplain. This divinity program is also great for military students looking to fulfill service requirements as chaplains for branches of the armed services or other chaplain programs. Achieving this degree and course objectives is also designed to set students on a trajectory of life-long personal, spiritual, and professional growth.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Exhibit an introductory graduate-level understanding of the Bible’s content, contexts, structure.
- Demonstrate sufficient knowledge of the Christian historical and theological frameworks.
- Demonstrate comprehension in pastoral care, counseling, and worship or liturgical leadership.
- Demonstrate comprehension of effective leadership principles and Bible teaching skills.
- Demonstrate the capacity to provide leadership within ministry settings.
- Understand the broad spectrum of Christian theology and Christian history.
- Demonstrate a synthetic and analytical understanding of the Bible.
- Developed a competent knowledge of the biblical, theological and historical Christianity.
Students must complete all the required foundation courses. Each course is valued as 3 Credits.
MPS 510 Pastoral Counseling
MPS 525 Pastoral Management
MPS 535 Pastoral Psychology
MPS 546 Pastoral Ministry for different Perspectives
MPS 550 Contemporary Religious Thought
MPS 555 Systematic Theology
MPS 565 Basic Christian Communities
M.Rel 508 Christology
M.Rel 515 Ecclesiology
M.Rel 520 The Religions of World Series
M.Phil 525 Philosophy of Religion
M.Rel 535 Sacred Scriptures (Old & New Testaments)
M.Rel 539 Revelation and Faith
M.Rel 556 Liturgy
ThM 513 New Testament
ThM 522 The Pentateuch
ThM 536 Introduction to Synoptic Gospels
ThM 541 Moral Ethics
ThM 557 History of the Modern Christianity
ThM 563 Church Fathers