Dean: Dr. Andrew H. Wakefield
The Campbell University Divinity School officially opened as the sixth school of Campbell University in January 1996. Guided by its mission statement to provide theological education that is Christ-centered, Bible-based, and Ministry-focused, the Divinity School offers the Master of Divinity, the Master of Arts in Christian Ministry, and the Doctor of Ministry degrees. Three dual degree programs are available as well, combining the Master of Divinity degree with a Master of Business Administration, a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling or a Juris Doctor. Certificate programs are offered in Preschool and Children’s Ministries, Christian Women in Leadership, Biblical Studies, Youth Ministry, and Church Music and Worship. Information describing these graduate theological degrees and certificate programs is available on the Divinity School website (http://divinity.campbell.edu) and in a separate bulletin.
Master of Divinity (M.Div.)
The Master of Divinity degree prepares students for a variety of ministries ranging from service within a church setting to social ministries to chaplaincy to education. The core curriculum is designed to prepare every student pursuing vocational or bi-vocational ministry with the basic biblical, theological, historical, and ministerial foundations needed for Christian ministry. The Master of Divinity degree can be earned in three years of full-time study.
Master of Arts in Christian Ministry (M.A.C.M.)
The Master of Arts in Christian Ministry is a professional degree designed to prepare students for specialized ordained and lay ministry. The degree provides a foundation in the theological disciplines and specialized training in one of the following specialized ministries: 1) Congregational Leadership, 2) Youth Ministry, 3) Teaching the Bible, 4) Christian Education, 5) Children’s Ministry, or 6) Church Music and Worship. More specializations may be added in the future. The Master of Arts in Christian Ministry degree can be earned in two years of full-time study.
Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.)
The Doctor of Ministry program is designed to prepare qualified candidates already trained and involved in ministry to render spiritual, ecclesiastical, and vocational Christian leadership at the highest level of expertise in local churches and church-related ministries. The Doctor of Ministry degree can be earned in three years.