Master of Divinity

90 Credit Hours

The M.Div. program is a standard professional degree for Christian ministry. This program is designed to give students a thorough understanding of the Bible and Pentecostal theology and strengthen their ability to interpret and communicate the truths of God’s Word to others. This program seeks to prepare students to be effective, Christ-like leaders in any avenue of ministry, which may include being pastors, teachers, evangelists, and missionaries.

In addition to the M.T.S. courses, which total 40 credit hours, students will be required to complete the following:

Bible Language: 4 Credits
GRK501 Greek I 2 credits
GRK502 Greek II 2 credits

Core Courses: 26 Credits
HIS701 History of Israel 2 credits
MIN701 Essentials for Ministry I 3 credits
NTS501 Gospels I 3 credits
NTS601 Pauline Epistles I 3 credits
NTS801 Revelation 2 credits
OTS501 Pentateuch I 2 credits
OTS502 Pentateuch II 2 credits
OTS601 Historical Books 2 credits
PTH603 Principles of Prayer 3 credits
THE601 Christ in the Tabernacle 4 credits

Research Studies: 10 Credits
RES701 Internship 4 credits
RES801 Thesis 6 credits

General Elective Courses: 10 Credits
Students may choose courses from the general course list to fulfill this requirement. Depending on the students' previous studies, elective courses may be replaced by additional required courses. Electives courses are subject to the approval of the Registrar's Office.


Zion Christian University
Graduate School of Theology
25400 US 19N Suite 150
Clearwater, FL 33763
tel: 727.791.4846