Master of Ministry
(concentration in Pastoral Ministry)

PURPOSE

The Master of Ministry and the Doctor of Ministry degrees with a Concentration in Pastoral Ministry are designed to give the student a Biblical foundation for Christian service in the pulpit ministry or pastoring.

OBJECTIVES

The objectives of these programs are basic to the Institution’s general purpose and philosophy, and are in keeping with the objectives of the seminary division in particular.

The Master of Ministry with a Concentration in Pastoral Ministry is the first step in achieving the Doctor of Ministry degree. This program is built around a core of courses in Bible and Pastoral Ministry.

PREREQUISITES

Prerequisite for enrollment in this program is an earned Bachelor of Arts degree (concentration in Pastoral Ministry), or its equivalent from Bethany or an acceptable college.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

To receive this degree, the student must complete the following 36-semester hour program of specified courses beyond the Bachelor’s level:

Bi-511 Introduction to the Old Test.
Bi-505 Mosaic Writing
Ph-503 Advanced Hermeneutics
Bi-506 Romans
Pm-502 Church Ministry
Cc-606 Christian Counseling
Th-503 Christian Theology
Pm-505 Directed Reading
Pm-503 Pastoral Workshop
Pm-602 Pastoral Leadership
Pm-603 Advanced Homiletics
Pm-503 Independent Research

Total:

3 SH
3 SH
3 SH
3 SH
3 SH
3 SH
3 SH
3 SH
3 SH
3 SH
3 SH
3 SH

36 SH

Successful completion of the required work in this Master of Ministry. program prepares the student for enrollment into the Doctor of Ministry degree with a Concentration in Pastoral Ministry.