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. Optional concentrations are available in Black Church Studies and Pastoral Care and Chaplaincy. 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 Black Church Studies

Baptist Seminary of Kentucky has designed a program that provides training in Black Church Studies within the context of the Master of Divinity. The concentration can be completed within the 75 hour M.Div. This program is offered under the direction of Dr. Lewis Brogdon, Associate Professor of Preaching and Black Church Studies and Director of the Institute for Black Church Studies.

Master of Divinity Degree with concentration in Pastoral Care and Chaplaincy

Baptist Seminary of Kentucky has designed a program that provides training in Pastoral Care and Chaplaincy within the context of Master of Divinity studies. The concentration allows students to take strong steps toward licensure or certification and can be completed within the 75 hour M.Div. This program is offered under the direction of Dr. Steven Ivy, Professor of the Practice of Pastoral Care.