Master of Divinity (MDiv)
Cairn University is committed to preparing shepherds and teachers for the local church.
Prepare for pastoral leadership in local churches focused on the Word of God. Study the Bible cover-to-cover while developing a foundational understanding of Christian doctrine and applied theology, preparing to approach pastoral responsibilities ranging from counseling to financial management with a biblical perspective.
- Study in a multidenominational conservative evangelical setting, united around a shared statement of faith and enhanced by the richness of a diverse classroom representing over 40 denominations.
- Prepare to read the Bible in the original language through two years each of Greek and Hebrew.
- Earn a seminary degree while benefiting from robust university resources, including library access, student services, and campus events.
- Attend class on Tuesdays and Thursdays, accommodating flexible work schedules.
- Students who have previously taken Bible courses from an accredited university or college may be eligible for up to 30 credits of advance standing
To enter the program, the candidate will:
- Apply and complete Cairn University’s Graduate Program enrollment process
- Hold a bachelor’s degree with a 2.5 cumulative GPA from an accredited undergraduate institution and submit proof in the form of official transcripts.
To complete the program, the candidate will:
- Successfully complete all required coursework with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
- Successfully complete the Capstone Project.
For more information about the Master of Divinity degree program, contact Gwen Dorsey, Admissions Counselor, at email@example.com.
Typical Program Curriculum
|Fall #1||BIB 701 The Pentateuch
BIB 712 Pauline Epistles
THE 601 Overview of Christian Theology
|Spring #1||BIB 702 Old Testament Narrative Literature
BIB 711 Gospels and Acts
|Summer #1||CHM** Introduction to Ministry
CHM** Philosophy of Ministry
|Fall #2||BIB 703 Old Testament Prophets
BIB 704 Psalms and Wisdom Literature
PMN** Preaching and Teaching I
|Spring #2||BIB 713 General Epistles and Revelation
PMN** Preaching and Teaching II
|Summer #2||THE 701 Church History
CHM 621 The Spiritual Life