Master of Divinity Equivalency

Master of Divinity Equivalency Determination admin 11-12-2012
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MDiv Equivalency: The Association of Theological Schools (ATS) requires an MDiv degree or its educational equivalent for admission to a doctor-of-ministry program. In most circumstances, an applicant will hold an MDiv degree. A student may be admitted to one of McCormick’s doctor-of-ministry programs without an MDiv degree by meeting the following requirements in order to establish MDiv-equivalency:

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Possession of a master's degree in a related field from an accredited graduate school or seminary, plus additional graduate study as necessary, that together account for a minimum of 72 credit hours of graduate-level course credit in the following areas:

BIBLE: a minimum of 4 courses, or 12 credit hours, that will normally include two courses in Old Testament studies and two courses in New Testament studies, one of which shall be an exegesis course in Old or New Testament studies;