Academic Program Proposal

Academic Program Proposal

Date
Proposal
Activated
Institution
and
Proposal
Degree
Awarded
Academic
Program
Name
Objections
Received
Decision
Deadline
MHEC Final
Action
Final
Decision
Date
8/3/2015Denver Seminary
Proposal
OOS Renewal2/3/2015Authorized4/17/2016
OOS Renewal Program Description
<p>The Master of Divinity (M.Div.) is designed primarily to prepare students for church ministries requiring ordination.  The curriculum also incorporates doctoral level studies in many theological schools.  As the standard ministerial degree program, its scope is sufficiently broad to equip students for varied church or mission vocations.  The program requires 78 semester credit hours.</p><p>The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Leadership program seeks to develop, equip and encourage men and women to be effective leaders, broadening their ministries and perspectives in church, parachurch and cross-cultural ministries contexts.  Students will understand and develop their own leadership styles and theories own philosophies of leadership in ministry based on solid biblical, theological, philosophical and leadership principles.  The program requires 50 semester credit hours.</p>  <p>The Graduate Certificate in Biblical and Theological Studies is developed for students who intend to enhance their knowledge about the Christian faith. The certificate is comprised primarily of theological core courses and four hours of electives that may come from any department.   The program requires 24 credit hours.</p>