Master of Divinity

The Master of Divinity degree

The M.Div. is a professional graduate degree program designed to prepare a student for leadership related to the local church or a Christian agency/organization. Concentrations are available in Pastoral Care and Rural Ministry. All are fully accredited by the Association of Theological Schools.

Curriculum Design for the Master of Divinity Degree

The Master of Divinity requires 75 hours. The curriculum is highly integrated, including emphasis throughout regarding theology, biblical interpretation, black church studies, and communications:

Master of Divinity Degree with concentration in Pastoral Care and Counseling

Baptist Seminary of Kentucky has designed a program that will provide training in pastoral care and counseling within the context of Master of Divinity studies.  This concentration  is a 90 hour M.Div. allowing students to take strong steps toward licensure or certification.  This program is offered under the direction of Dr. Wade Rowatt, Senior Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling, and Dr. Rick Landon, Adjunct Professor of Spirituality and Pastoral Care.

Master of Divinity Degree with concentration in Rural Ministry

Baptist Seminary of Kentucky has designed a program that will provide training in Rural Ministry within the context of Master of Divinity studies.  This concentration can be completed within the 75 hour M.Div. This program is offered under the direction of Dr. John Inscore Essick, Associate Professor of Church History and Director of the Rural Ministry Program.