Master of Divinity

Master of Divinity 


The Master of Divinity Program is a 110 hour program designed to be completed in residence in a minimum of 3 years.  Exegetical, Systematic, Historical, Practical and Language courses are emphasized to provide the best preparation for men entering the ministry.  Curriculum can be viewed here.

Placement exams are available for those who have taken Hebrew and/or Greek at another educational institution. Placement exams are intended to determine a student’s language skill and establish the appropriate course level for their demonstrated ability. The student’s grade on the exam will be used to decide his/her level of entry into the language program(s). Please speak to the Director of Administration for more details about taking one of these exams. A failing grade requires entry into Greek I or Hebrew I.

Exegetical courses require demonstrated competency in Greek and Hebrew; Systematic Theology courses should be completed in sequence.

Students may request taking an Exegetical Studies or Systematic Theology course out of sequence. This request must be submitted in writing to the Academic Dean.

Please speak to the Director of Administration ( to inquire about transferring classes from another institution.

* IRBS Theological Seminary admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.