Program Length: 78 credits (or more if prerequisites are needed)
Course delivery format: Various options available including online, intensives, 50% of total credits must be on campus.
Program Entry: August, January or May
Application Deadline: Admission year-round
Why at Andrews? Flexible. Faith based. Multi-cultural population. World class professors. Andrews MDiv is recommended by both the NAD and the General Conference as the preferred ministerial degree.
Upon completion of the program, students will have demonstrated their ability to:
Character. Model spiritual humility, maturity and integrity grounded in a living experience with God in joyful assurance of His salvation, nurtured by the sanctifying presence and power of the Holy Spirit.
Scholarship. Manifest the practices of a Biblical scholar-theologian engaging the Bible, Christian /Adventist heritage, personal growth and for facilitating the theological competence of others.
Discipleship & Evangelism. Demonstrate personal commitment, passion and essential skills for discipleship and evangelism, while equipping members to carry out ministry within the scope of the local and global mission of the Seventh-day Adventist church.
Leadership. Exercise creative and visionary leadership as a minister and servant of Christ, discerning the needs, spiritual gifts and potential of others, in order to equip and engage in their God-given ministries.
Worship. Facilitate enriching corporate worship that brings diverse peoples into the transforming presence of God.
Administration/Management. Engage the abilities of self and others to strategically steward personal and corporate resources including time, health, finances, property and service in areas of spiritual giftedness.
Relationships. Model effective relationships with people of diverse cultures, backgrounds, character, and persuasions, reflecting the wisdom, compassion, and discernment of Jesus through the work of the Spirit.