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.
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.
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.
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 Testament – 3SH
Bi-505 Mosaic Writing – 3SH
Ph-503 Advanced Hermeneutics – 3SH
Bi-506 Romans – 3SH
Pm-502 Church Ministry – 3SH
Cc-606 Christian Counseling – 3SH
Th-503 Christian Theology – 3SH
Pm-505 Directed Reading – 3SH
Pm-503 Pastoral Workshop – 3SH
Pm-602 Pastoral Leadership – 3SH
Pm-603 Advanced Homiletics – 3SH
Pm-504 Independent Research – 3SH
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.