Master or Doctorate Degrees in Theology, Divinity, or Ministry
For those with a bachelor degree or equivalent, ten of the classes below are required for a master degree in addition to the thesis. For those who have a master degree or equivalent, eight classes are required for a doctorate in addition to the dissertation. The student chooses the courses appropriate to the degree emphasis from the list below.
If your emphasis is theology or ministry, 50% of your course load must be in the area of your emphasis. For example, if your emphasis is counseling, then you need at least 50% of your classes in counseling. If you are a doctorate of divinity candidate, you must take at least one course from each of the categories below.
Degrees in ministry require that you take practical courses on ministry plus an extra practicum if you have no ministry experience.
Ministry experience and qualification for concurrent programs: Summit Bible College does give credit for ministry experience and coursework from other colleges. Students may qualify for a concurrent program. Please submit a ministry experience form available on our Web site.
Note: Students in the continental United States are given 2 classes at a time.