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MDIV DEGREE OUTLINE

Fuller’s Master of Divinity program has been fully redesigned to offer unmatched academic preparation for agile, effective church leadership in an ever-changing world. A new set of Shared Foundations courses will develop students’ sense of calling and provide an interdisciplinary grounding for advanced courses. Further, a renewed commitment to diversity means rebuilding each course from the ground up to shift pedagogical techniques and incorporate diverse voices. The new MDiv program will prove to be an indispensable education for impact in students’ vocations, teaching how to incorporate concepts into real life ministry as they go.

Requiring a total of 120 quarter units (most classes are 4 quarter units), Fuller’s MDiv can be completed in 2½ to 3 years of full-time study (12 units per quarter). Fuller’s 120 quarter unit Master of Divinity program is equivalent to an 80 semester credit Master of Divinity program at other institutions. Both will take the same amount of time and effort to complete.

*All course descriptions listed on this page are tentative. Please consult the most current version of Fuller’s Academic Catalog for the most definitive course description(s).

FOUNDATIONAL COURSES - 24 UNITS

MDiv CORE - 96 UNITS

BIBLICAL LANGUAGES - 8 UNITS TO 16 UNITS

BIBLICAL STUDIES - 20 UNITS

THEOLOGIZING - 16 UNITS (FOCUS ON CHURCH HISTORY OR SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY)

CHURCH HISTORY FOCUS

SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY FOCUS

Christian Ethics - 4 UNITS

Ministry & Christian Formation - 24 UNITS

Electives or Concentration Courses - 16 UNITS to 24 UNITS

APPRENTICESHIP - 0 UNITS

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