Academic Options

In the process of discerning if God is calling you to seminary, there is also the decision of which degree is right for you. Below you will find outlines of all the degrees offered in Sacramento. If you still have questions or need help understanding which degree would best suit your interests, feel free to contact us. We're happy to help!

MDiv

Master of Divinity

Master of Divinity (MDiv) - Degree Outline:

Biblical Languages20  units
3 coursesBeginning Greek
2 coursesBeginning Hebrew
Biblical Studies32  units
OT501Pentateuch
2 coursesOld Testament Survey and Old Testament Exegesis
NS500New Testament 1: Gospels and Acts
NS501New Testament 2: Romans-Revelation
NE502Exegetical Method and Practice
1 courseNew Testament Theology
1 courseNew Testament Exegesis
Theological Studies32  units
3 coursesChurch History
3 coursesSystematic Theology
1 coursePhilosophy
1 courseChristian Ethics
Ministry32  units
1 courseFoundational Ministry
3 coursesPreaching and Communications (8 units)
1 courseEvangelism
1 courseChristian Formation and Discipleship
1 coursePastoral Counseling
1 coursePastoral Ministry
1 courseMissions
Internship4  units
Electives (area of emphasis, if desired)24  units

MAT

MA in Theology

MA in Theology (MAT) - Degree Outline:

MAT Core32  units
NS500New Testament 1: Gospels and Acts
NS501New Testament 2: Romans-Revelation
OT501Pentateuch
1 courseMedieval and Reformation History or Theology
ST501Systematic Theology 1: Theology and Anthropology
ET501Christian Ethics
SP500Spiritual Traditions and Practices
MB501Insights for Cultural Understanding
Additional Requirements28  units
1 courseNew Testament Book Study
1 courseOld Testament Survey
1 courseOld Testament Book Study
1 courseChurch History
1 courseSystematic Theology
1 coursePhilosophy
1 courseCommunication
Electives (area of emphasis, if desired)36  units

MATM

MA in Theology and Ministry

MA in Theology and Ministry (MATM) - Degree Outline:

Seminary Core28  units
NT500New Testament Introduction
OT500Writings as Introduction to the Old Testament
CH504/CH506Modern Church History/American Church History
ET501Christian Ethics
MC500Church and Mission in Global Contexts
MT501Doing Theology in Global Contexts
FS510Human Development in Context
MATM Requirements32  units
2 coursesBiblical Studies
1 courseChurch History
2 coursesSystematic Theology
1 courseCommunication
SP500Spiritual Traditions and Practices
MB501Insights for Cultural Understanding
Practicum4  units
Electives (area of emphasis, if desired)32  units

MACL

MA in Christian Leadership

MA in Christian Leadership (MACL) - Degree Outline:

Seminary Core28  units
NT500New Testament Introduction
OT500Writings as Introduction to the Old Testament
CH504/CH506Modern Church History/American Church History
ET501Christian Ethics
MC500Church and Mission in Global Contexts
MT501Doing Theology in Global Contexts
FS510Human Development in Context
MACL Requirements16  units
1 courseBiblical Studies
1 courseSystematic Theology
SP500Spiritual Traditions and Practices
MB501Insights for Cultural Understanding
Practicum4  units
Electives (area of emphasis, if desired)24  units

MAICS

(MAICS) - Degree Outline:

Seminary Core28  units
NT500New Testament Introduction
OT500Writings as Introduction to the Old Testament
CH504/CH506Modern Church History/American Church History
ET501Christian Ethics
MC500Church and Mission in Global Contexts
MT501Doing Theology in Global Contexts
FS510Human Development in Context
MAICS Core24  units
MB501Insights for Cultural Understanding
MD500Globalization, the Poor, and Christian Mission
MH506The Making of a Global Christianity
MI510Thinking Missiologically
SP500Spiritual Traditions and Practices
MT500Biblical Theology of Mission
Practicum8  units
Electives (area of emphasis, if desired)36  units