Master of Divinity
The M.Div. degree prepares you for a full-time ministry career. After completing the core of courses, you'll begin advanced study directly related to your area of ministry, guided by full-time ministry experts. You'll also participate in mentored courses to gain valuable hands-on experience.
The Degree for Full-time Ministers
$0 Your first class is free! Apply now to enroll for Fall.
$1,000 We will match your church scholarship up to $1,000 in bonus funds per year!
73 Credit hours needed to complete the MDiv degree.
100% Online classes conveniently fit with your schedule
9 Hours chosen from:
21 Hours. These courses may be repeated as necessary.
Guided Ministry Experience
Purpose & Objectives
An OC graduate with an MDiv degree will:
- Demonstrate the ability to interpret and communicate biblical texts informed by the historical and cultural context in which the texts were written.
- Demonstrate the ability to articulate traditional categories and historical developments of Christian thought amore broadly and the Stone-Campbell movement more particularly.
- Demonstrate sensitivity to the practice of Christian faith in contemporary and diverse contexts.
- Demonstrate the ability to think critically and sensitively about ministry situations and respond in ways grounded ethically and theologically.
- Demonstrate maturity in their growth as a minister.
- Demonstrate the capacity to lead and nurture as a ministry professional.