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Master’s Program

Master of Divinity


A student who holds a baccalaureate degree from an approved institution receives the degree of Master of Divinity (M.Div.) on the completion of the prescribed program of study. M.Div. Program, which is the heart of the Remnant University, cultivates specialized evangelism pastoral ministers who are devoted to world evangelism, with the foundations in traditional reformed theology and biblical evangelism. This program allows students to acquire the traditions of reformation theology and covenantal theology, as well as the personality befitting pastors and reasonable attitudes in life, and provides the living scholarly background by experiencing the evangelism and pastoral fields together. Also, this program educates pastoral leaders who possess spirituality, emotionality, stamina, good financial management, and leadership.

The main goal of this program is to help students possess the gospel-oriented outlook of the world, discover disciples in the entire world and amongst multiethnic groups by applying the evangelism theology in the field, and train the international pastoral ministers, missionaries, and theologians who possess the skills and contents worth training.

• Beginning the Program

In order to finish the program in three years, it is strongly recommended for the students entering the program to begin their work with the summer term Greek course unless they previously have completed the equivalent work in Greek language. Greek and Hebrew courses are prerequisite for the other classes of NT and OT that the students are preferably expected to complete all these language courses at the first year of the program.

• Program Requirements

The following academic requirements apply to M.Div. program:
1. Twelve credit hours during a semester, or three credit hours during the winter term, is the minimum program for a full-time student. No student may take more than 20 credit hours during a semester without the permission of the faculty.
2. No student will be granted a degree who lacks the equivalent of the courses in the original languages of Scripture, or whose cumulative academic average at the completion of the program is lower than 2.0. The degree shall be granted only to persons enrolled at Remnant University at the time of the completion of their program of study. A student who has completed requirements by the end of the winter term of the year of graduation may receive the degree in absentia.
3. The complete number of units is 96 semester units (6 dissertation units included). This program includes required original biblical language courses, Greek and Hebrew. There are two classes (equivalent to 6 credits) for each language. A student must present a dissertation and defend it before the committee, which is comprised of the student's advisor, reader, chairman of the department, and two faculty members from different departments.
4. International students must be full-time each semester. International students should always allow three years including first year summer Greek class to complete a M.Div. due to Greek and Hebrew requirements.
5. See academic requirements regarding Registration and Attendance, Withdrawal/Reinstatement, and Academic Standing on this catalogue.

• Program Length and Time Limit

The M.Div. degree is designed as a three-year program. If no credits are transferred from another institution, three years of full-time study is the minimum amount of time it will take to complete the degree. Unless a student is granted advanced placement based on the results of the Greek or Hebrew placement exams, the student must begin with the summer term and complete the courses in sequence as noted on the catalogue page 43. Students who are taking courses on a part-time basis due to employment or other reasons should adjust their course work plans and extend their program length accordingly. The Registrar and Dean of Students are available for counsel concerning individual student needs.

The maximum time limit to complete the M.Div. degree is 10 years (including any leave of absence or withdrawal period). Petitions for an extension due to unusual circumstances or hardship must be granted by the Faculty Committee of Three.


• M.Div. Sample Schedules

Total semester hours required: 96

First Year

Summer Term
NT 010 Greek 1 : 3 hrs
Total : 3 hrs
Fall Semester
NT 011 Greek 2 : 3 hrs
NT 111 New Testament Introduction : 3 hrs
ST 111 Systematic Theology Introduction : 3 hrs
PT 111 Introduction to the Christian Ministry : 2 hrs
PT 121 Gospel Communication : 2 hrs
Total : 13 hrs
Winter Term
OT 012 Hebrew 1 : 3 hrs
Total : 3 hrs
Spring Semester
OT 013 Hebrew 2 : 3 hrs
OT 113 Old Testament Introduction : 3 hrs
NT 123 Biblical Theological Hermeneutics : 3 hrs
ST 123 Doctrine of God : 2 hrs
PT 133 Introduction to the Biblical Evangelism : 3 hrs
Total : 14 hrs

Second Year

Fall Semester
NT 211 The Gospels : 3 hrs
OT 211 Pentateuch : 3 hrs
ST 211 Doctrine of Man : 2 hrs
CH 211 Ancient Church : 2 hrs
PT 211 Missiology : 2 hrs
PT 221 Biblical Christian Discipleship : 3 hrs
Total : 15 hrs
Spring Semester
NT 223 Acts and Pauline Epistles : 3 hrs
OT 223 Historical Books : 3 hrs
ST 223 Doctrine of Christ : 3 hrs
CH 223 Medieval Church : 2 hrs
PT 233 Biblical Evangelism Expansion : 2 hrs
PT 243 Pastoral Counseling and Healing : 3 hrs
Total : 17 hrs

Third Year

Fall Semester
NT 311 Epistles and Revelation : 2 hrs
OT 311 Prophetical Books : 3 hrs
ST 311 Doctrine of Salvation : 3 hrs
CH 311 Reformation : 3 hrs
PT 311 Homiletics : 3 hrs
PT 321 Dissertation Writing : 3 hrs
Total : 17 hrs
Spring Semester
OT 323 Psalms and Wisdom Literature : 2 hrs
ST 323 Doctrine of Church : 2 hrs
CH 323 Modern Age : 3 hrs
PT 333 Biblical Church Planting and Worship : 3 hrs
PT 343 Church Government and Politics : 2 hrs
DISS Dissertation :3 hrs
Total 15 hrs

Master of Missiology


A student who holds a baccalaureate degree from an approved institution receives the degree of Master of Missiology (M.Miss.) on the completion of the prescribed program of study. M.Miss. Program, which is designed to cultivate specialized evangelism missionaries, both who are willing to be ordained in the future and who are willing to serve as un-ordained (lay-person) ministers. This program allows students to have proper concept of mission, not only for the foreign countries but also for the field wherever they are living in. The very place where a Christian dwells is the mission field commissioned by God! This understanding of missional theology is the core concept of the missiology studies in Remnant University. This program educates future missionaries to understand cross-cultural community, true biblical mission and evangelism and helps to possess spirituality, emotionality, stamina, good financial management, and leadership.

The main goal of this program is to help students possess the gospel-oriented outlook of the world, discover disciples in the entire world and amongst multiethnic groups by applying the evangelism theology in the field, and train the international pastoral ministers, missionaries, and layperson professional missionaries who possess the skills and contents worth training.

• Program Requirements

The following academic requirements apply to M.Miss. program:
1. Twelve credit hours during a semester, or three credit hours during the winter term, is the minimum program for a full-time student. No student may take more than 20 credit hours during a semester without the permission of the faculty.
2. No student will be granted a degree who whose cumulative academic average at the completion of the program is lower than 2.0. The degree shall be granted only to persons enrolled at Remnant University at the time of the completion of their program of study. A student who has completed requirements by the end of the winter term of the year of graduation may receive the degree in absentia.
3. There are two tracks for completion of M.Miss. program.
a. Dissertation Writing Track requires 54 credit-hour classes: 48 credits (41 credits for core classes + 7 credits for elective classes) and dissertation writings (6 credit-hours).
b. Research Paper Writing Track requires 63 credit-hours: 60 credits (41 credits for core classes + 19 credits for elective classes) and a research paper about 25 pages in length (3 credit-hours).
4. International students must be full-time each semester.
5. See academic requirements regarding Registration and Attendance, Withdrawal/Reinstatement, and Academic Standing on this catalogue..

• Program Length and Time Limit

The M.Miss. degree is designed as a two-year program. If no credits are transferred from another institution, two years of full-time study is the minimum amount of time it will take to complete the degree. Students who are taking courses on a part-time basis due to employment or other reasons should adjust their course work plans and extend their program length accordingly. The Registrar and Dean of Students are available for counsel concerning individual student needs.

The maximum time limit to complete the M.Miss. degree is 6 years (including any leave of absence or withdrawal period). Petitions for an extension due to unusual circumstances or hardship must be granted by the Faculty Committee of Three.


• M.Miss. Sample Schedules

Dissertation Writing Track - Total semester hours required: 54

First Year

Fall Semester
MS 111 Introduction to the Christian Ministry : 2 hrs
MS 121 Theology of Mission : 2 hrs
MS 131 Gospel Communication : 2 hrs
NT 111 New Testament Introduction : 3 hrs
ST 111 Introduction to the Systematic Theology : 3 hrs
Elective : 2 hrs
Total : 14 hrs
Spring Semester
MS 143 Cross Cultural Ministry : 3 hrs
MS 153 Biblical Evangelism : 3 hrs
NT 123 Biblical Theological Hermeneutics : 3 hrs
Elective : 4 hrs
Total : 13 hrs

Second Year

Fall Semester
MS 211 Biblical Christian Discipleship : 3 hrs
MS 221 Acts: Biblical Mission and Application : 3 hrs
NT 211 The Gospels : 3 hrs
OT 211 Pentateuch : 3 hrs
DISS 111 Dissertation Writing : 3 hrs
Total : 15 hrs
Spring Semester
MS 233World Religions : 3 hrs
ST 223Doctrine of Christ : 3 hrs
DISS 113 Dissertation : 4 hrs
Elective : 2 hrs
Total : 12 hrs


Research Paper Writing Track - Total semester hours required: 63

First Year

Fall Semester
MS 111 Introduction to the Christian Ministry : 2 hrs
MS 121 Theology of Mission : 2 hrs
MS 131 Gospel Communication : 2 hrs
NT 111 New Testament Introduction : 3 hrs
ST 111 Introduction to the Systematic Theology : 3 hrs
Elective : 3 hrs
Total : 15 hrs
Spring Semester
MS 143 Cross Cultural Ministry : 3 hrs
MS 153 Biblical Evangelism : 3 hrs
NT 123 Biblical Theological Hermeneutics : 3 hrs
Elective : 7 hrs
Total : 16 hrs

Second Year

Fall Semester
MS 211 Biblical Christian Discipleship : 3 hrs
MS 221 Acts: Biblical Mission and Application : 3 hrs
NT 211 The Gospels : 3 hrs
OT 211 Pentateuch : 3 hrs
Elective : 4 hrs
Total : 16 hrs
Spring Semester
MS 233 World Religions : 3 hrs
ST 223 Doctrine of Christ : 3 hrs
RSC Research Writing : 3 hrs
Elective : 8 hrs
Total : 16 hrs

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