Summary of Programs

Program

Purpose

Distinctives and Delivery

Doctor of Ministry

(DMin)

Available at the Findlay, OH location

-Increase leadership capacities for those  

  actively involved in ministry

-Provides further education for those  

  holding the MDiv degree or its equivalent

-Personal and professional growth

-MDiv degree or its equivalent prerequisite

-4 years of study (32 semester hours)

-Professional doctoral degree that integrates

  research skills, spiritual leadership, personal and

  professional development

-2 week-long intensive courses each year

Master of Divinity

(MDiv)

Available at the Findlay, OH and Scotland, PA locations

-Comprehensive theological education

-For professional pastorate or specialized

  ministry

-As preparation for DMin or PhD studies

-Bachelor’s degree prerequisite

-3 or 4 years of study (81 trimester hours)

-One day or two evenings per week format

Master of Arts in
Clinical Counseling

(MACC)

Available at the Findlay, OH location

- Meets the educational requirements of the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board allowing graduates to sit the licensure examination for Professional Counselors.

-Bachelor’s degree prerequisite

- 2 years of full-time or 4 years of part-time study (69 trimester hours)

Master of Arts in Family Ministry

(MAFM)

Available at the Findlay, OH location

-For pastoral and specialized ministry

-For pastoral counseling

-For chaplaincy ministry

-For lay ministry

-Bachelor’s degree prerequisite

-2 or 3 years of study (48 trimester hours)

Master of Arts in Practical Theology

(MAPT)

Available at the Findlay, OH and Scotland, PA locations

-For pastoral and vocational ministry

-For those called to alternative ministry

  opportunities

-For those desiring seminary training while

  remaining in their local community

-Bachelor’s degree prerequisite

-4 years of study (60 trimester hours)

-3 specializations available

-33 hours composed of intensive courses (two back-to-back in June, one in October) and 27 hours of distance education

Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies

Christian Studies Emphasis

(BARS)

Available at the Findlay, OH location

-To meet basic educational requirements for  

  pastoral training in some denominations

  (such as the Churches of God, General

  Conference)

-As preparation for graduate theological

  studies

-High school diploma/GED prerequisite

-4 years of full-time study (124 semester hours), 24 credits are taught by WTS professors on our campus

-This degree is offered in collaboration with

  The University of Findlay

Pastoral Training Institute

(PTI)

Available at the Findlay, OH and Scotland, PA locations

-For lay ministry

-To meet basic educational requirements for  

  pastoral training in some denominations

 

-High school diploma/GED prerequisite

-4 year part-time program totaling 50 hours

-For those 25 years of age or older without a

  college education who desire pastoral training

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