Divinity Program

Divinity Program Vision:

BTS Master of Divinity degree program is designed to meet the requirements of the Uniform Curriculum of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) with a full suite of classes in Biblical Theology, Systematic Theology, Applied Theology, and Historical Theology. It is designed to prepare individuals for service in full-time pastoral ministry. BTS does operate a non-ordainable version of this degree for gender parity. In addition to Biblical Languages, BTS also offers an Ordination Lab for students moving to denominational ordination. 

Director: Dr. Jeff Lowman

Degrees Offered: 

Sample Courses:

  • Ministry of the Word I (Models of Preaching)
  • Ministry of the Word II (The Art of Preaching)
  • The Christian Worker’s Personal Life and Spiritual Formation
  • Biblical Principles of Christian Education
  • Ministry of Teaching
  • Conflict Resolution in the Church
  • Theology & Practice of Administration
  • Personal Evangelism
  • Discipleship
  • Ministry to Children, Youth & Families
  • Church Revitalization or PT5739 Biblical Principles of Church Growth
  • Public Worship & Music
  • Leadership Development & Deployment
  • Mentored Preaching (Clinical)
  • Biblical Theology of Missions
  • Techniques of Church Planting
  • Introduction to Biblical Counseling
  • Marriage and Family Counseling

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Main Campus
Briarwood Presbyterian Church – Room A203
Office Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8am-5pm.

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2200 Briarwood Way
Birmingham, AL 35243-2923
Telephone: (205) 776-5650
Fax: (205) 776-5241

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