Divinity Degree Pathway – M.Div. Program at Marylhurst

This is a pathway to a degree for the Master of Divinity (M.Div.) at Marylhurst showing a three-year or four-year option to complete the 112 required credits in the major. This is a resource to help you visualize your coursework through the degree program. These pathways are just for planning purposes and we encourage you to discuss your course plan with your academic adviser or faculty mentor.

Three Year – Pathway (M.Div.)

Term Major Requirements Credits
Fall – Year 1 PMT 571 Research in Interfaith Theological Frameworks for Pastoral and Spiritual Care 4 crs.
PMT 573 Pastoral and Spiritual Counseling Strategies  4 crs.
SSC 522 Gospels: Stories of Unique Christian Communities 4 crs.
12
Winter – Year 1 PMT 570 Scriptural Frameworks for Pastoral and Spiritual Care 4 crs.
PMT 583 Sacred Journeys: Spiritual Direction and Spiritualities 4 crs.
SSC 555 Gospel of Luke and Acts 4 crs.
12
Spring – Year 1 PMT 578 Applied Ethics and the Pastoral or Spiritual Care Provider  4 crs.
PMT 599-1 or PMT 589-1 Supervised Practicum 1 4 crs.
THT 583 Church History: Early Communities to Western Christianity 1300 AD 4 crs.
12
Summer – Year 1 SSC 505 Torah: Pentateuch, First Five Books of the Bible 4 crs.
Biblical Studies Course  4 crs. [THT 525, THT 524, THT 527, or SSC 557]
Historical & Theological Studies Course 4 crs. [THT 525, THT 524, or THT 527]
12
Fall – Year 2 PMT 565 Rituals and Spiritual Practices of Western and Eastern Religions 4 crs.
PMT 587 Theological Reflection in Pastoral and Spiritual Care  4 crs.
Social & Behavioral Studies, Ministry Course 4 crs. [PCR 511 or SPP 526]
12
Winter – Year 2 PMT 579 Pastoral and Spiritual Care in Times of Loss, Grief and Bereavement  4 crs.
PMT 585 Contemporary and Personal Theologies of Pastoral and Spiritual Care 4 crs.
Biblical Studies Course 4 crs [SSC 525, SSC 526 or SSC 558]
12
Spring – Year 2 PMT 564 Issues in Cross-Cultural Pastoral and Spiritual Care 4 crs.
PMT 599-2 or PMT 589-2 Supervised Practicum 2 4 crs.
Historical & Theological Studies Course 4 crs. [THT 521 or ETH 530]
12
Summer – Year 2 SSC 554 Epistles: Letters to Christian Communities 4 crs.
THT 584 Church History: 1300 AD to Modern World Christianity 4 crs.
Social & Behavioral Studies, Ministry Course 4 crs. [LTA 515 or THT 521]
12
Fall – Year 3 MDT 596 Master’s Project I (Prospectus) 4 crs. 4
Winter – Year 3 MDT 597 Master’s Project II (Completion) 4 crs.
Integrative Studies Course 4 crs. [THT 569 and SPP 567]
8
Spring – Year 3 MDT 598 Master’s Project III (Completion) and Colloquium 4 crs. 4

Four Year – Pathway (M.Div.)

Term Major Requirements Credits
Fall – Year 1 PMT 571 Research in Interfaith Theological Frameworks for Pastoral and Spiritual Care 4 crs.
PMT 573 Pastoral and Spiritual Counseling Strategies  4 crs.
8
Winter – Year 1 PMT 570 Scriptural Frameworks for Pastoral and Spiritual Care 4 crs.
PMT 583 Sacred Journeys: Spiritual Direction and Spiritualities 4 crs.
8
Spring – Year 1 PMT 578 Applied Ethics and the Pastoral or Spiritual Care Provider  4 crs.
PMT 599-1 or PMT 589-1 Supervised Practicum 1 4 crs.
8
Summer – Year 1 Biblical Studies Course  4 crs. [THT 525, THT 524, THT 527, or SSC 557]
Historical & Theological Studies Course 4 crs. [THT 525, THT 524, or THT 527]
8
Fall – Year 2 PMT 565 Rituals and Spiritual Practices of Western and Eastern Religions 4 crs.
PMT 587 Theological Reflection in Pastoral and Spiritual Care  4 crs.
8
Winter – Year 2 PMT 579 Pastoral and Spiritual Care in Times of Loss, Grief and Bereavement  4 crs.
PMT 585 Contemporary and Personal Theologies of Pastoral and Spiritual Care 4 crs.
8
Spring – Year 2 PMT 564 Issues in Cross-Cultural Pastoral and Spiritual Care 4 crs.
PMT 599-2 or PMT 589-2 Supervised Practicum 2 4 crs.
8
Summer – Year 2 SSC 554 Epistles: Letters to Christian Communities 4 crs.
Social & Behavioral Studies, Ministry Course 4 crs. [LTA 515 or THT 521]
8
Fall – Year 3 SSC 522 Gospels: Stories of Unique Christian Communities 4 crs.
Social & Behavioral Studies, Ministry Course 4 crs. [PCR 511 or SPP 526]
8
Winter – Year 3 SSC 555 Gospel of Luke and Acts 4 crs.
Biblical Studies Course 4 crs [SSC 525, SSC 526 or SSC 558]
8
Spring – Year 3 THT 583 Church History: Early Communities to Western Christianity 1300 AD 4 crs.
Historical & Theological Studies Course 4 crs. [THT 521 or ETH 530]
8
Summer – Year 3 SSC 505 Torah: Pentateuch, First Five Books of the Bible 4 crs.
THT 584 Church History: 1300 AD to Modern World Christianity 4 crs.
8
Fall – Year 4 MDT 596 Master’s Project I (Prospectus) 4 crs. 4
Winter – Year 4 MDT 597 Master’s Project II (Completion) 4 crs.
Integrative Studies Course 4 crs. [THT 569 and SPP 567]
8
Spring – Year 4 MDT 598 Master’s Project III (Completion) and Colloquium 4 crs. 4

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