GBS THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY
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GRADUATE & POST-GRADUATE PROGRAMS

The Master of Divinity is a three-year graduate program for those preparing for vocational ministry. The program is designed to provide a broad biblical, theological, and practical skills for those desiring to be pastors, evangelists, missionaries, or other Christian education ministries. Emphasis is placed on understanding and utilizing the core values, knowledge and skills needed to serve in a variety of local and international ministries effectively.
 
Applicants for a graduate program must have earned a baccalaureate degree from an approved college or university, or its equivalent. The student’s undergraduate overall grade point average must be 2.0 or higher for admittance.
 

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

Theological Understanding:

  • To perform biblical exegesis and exposition.
  • To verbalize a general knowledge of the Bible, including a synthetic understanding of the major books.
  • To articulate and Scripturally defend free grace theology.
 

Spiritual Goals:

  • To grow in the knowledge and grace of the Lord Jesus Christ.
 

Ministry Goals:

  • To communicate the Bible effectively and apply Scripture to the issues of life practically, soundly, and with compassion.
  • To demonstrate skills in various ministries.
  • To lead a local church or other group by means of biblical exposition, leadership skills, evangelism, and service.
  • To continue to be a student of Scripture through consistent study.
To uphold godly living through personal practice, and by encouraging others to do the same.=

 

Critical Thinking:

  • Evaluate issues critically and theologically.
 
  • Distinguish biblically consistent doctrine and practice from those that deviate. 
 

Cultural Sensitivity:

  • Engage in the Christian ministry and fellowship with appreciation for the variety of individuals through which God works
 

CERTIFICATION OPTIONS

DEGREE OPTIONS
Advanced Certificate
Ministry Track
Academic Track

Advanced Certificate Programs

  • Certificate in Hermeneutics (6)
  • Certificate in Biblical Hebrew (9)
  • Certificate in Evangelism & Discipleship (9)
  • Certificate in Christian Ministry (15)
  • Certificate in Biblical Studies (15)
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CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS
 
Graduate Degrees:
 
Master of Ministry – M.Min.
 
30 Credit Hours
 
Master of Divinity – M.Div.
 
60 additional Credit Hours w/ M.Min. or 90 total Credit Hours w/bachelor degree)
 
 
Graduate Degrees:
 
 
45 Credit Hours
 
 
(45 additional Credit Hours w/ M.T.S. or 90 total Credit Hours w/bachelor degree)
 
 
Postgraduate Degree:
 
30 additional Credit Hours w/M.Div. degree
 
Postgraduate Degrees:
 
30 additional Credit Hours w/M.Div. degree.
 
30 additional Credit Hours w/M.Th. degree.

Course Descriptions

Course Descriptions