The educational objectives of the Master of Divinity program are
to prepare students to be able to serve the local and international
Church and communities as head, associate, and assistant pastors
and to serve with a world perspective on ministry.
By the time students complete the program, they will become pastors,
assistant pastor, minister of Word and Sacrament, lay leader in serving
the church and leader in the Christian-related organization and the
world with confidence and competency with the following skills and
Demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of the Bible and
exegetical and theological skills.
Demonstrate an ability to integrate faith in their life and
Demonstrate evangelical aspect of the world mission and cultural
diversity in that students continue to be disciplined.
Demonstrate spiritual integrity and capacity to lead congregation
Demonstrate an ability to apply spiritual gifts, pastoral skills and
discipleship in their ministry
Students receive the Master of Divinity degree upon a successful
fulfillment of the following program requirements:
Greek and Hebrew: 12 units
History: 12 units
Biblical Studies: 36 units
Practical Theology: 15 units
Unit requirement: a minimum of 96 units
Thesis requirement: 50-75 pages
Residence requirement: 48 units to be taken at Oikos University
1) Completion of 96 semester credits
2) Completion of this program within four and a half (4.5) academic years (9 semesters) from the time of admission.
3) Passing the comprehensive Bible examination
4) Completion of the course work with a GPA of 2.5 or above.
5) Demonstration of competence in Ministry Skills
6) Passing Exit interview