WHY CHOOSE TO STUDY AT TRINITY EVANGELICAL DIVINITY SCHOOL (TEDS)?

Your path forward matters on your journey to serve Christ. Let us lead you there. Earn your free seminary degree from one of the top evangelical divinity schools in the nation. Study under some of the world’s leading theologians and influential thinkers in Christian academia.


GIVING CREDIT WHERE CREDIT IS DUE

Receive TEDS graduate credit for Movement Day training courses and begin working towards a seminary degree. Apply up to 9 credit hours toward the free electives in the MA/TS program, or the missions electives in the MA/ICS program. All you need to do is submit the one-page special Visiting Student Application form to start earning TEDS credit for courses. Then continue working on a degree program of your choice.


FULL FLEXIBILITY, FULLY FUNDED

Movement Day scholars who have been endorsed by their regional directors can begin a TEDS degree online from anywhere in the world. Pursue formal theological education without relocating to the States or leaving your current ministry. Movement Day will fully fund your education.


CHOOSE YOUR DEGREE

TEDS offers the following degree programs to Movement Day Scholars:

MASTER OF ARTS (THEOLOGICAL STUDIES)

Summary: This program draws from a broad curriculum in biblical, theological, historical, and global areas, combined with a substantial number of elective hours that enable each student to uniquely shape their coursework. It is our most flexible program, both in focus and delivery method. It can be completed entirely online, at our extension sites, in combination with online courses, or in summer coursework at the Deerfield campus (as well as traditional full- or part-time formats).
Modalities: fully online, face-to-face on campus or at extension sites, full-time; part-time.
Degree requirements: 42 credit hours

Biblical Studies 7-12 Credits
NT 5000 Intro to New Testament 3
OT 5000 Intro to Old Testament 4
Theological Studies 9-12 Credits
ID 5000 Biblical Theology and Interpretation 3
ST 5201 The God of the Gospel 3
ST 5202 The Gospel of God 3
Global and Historical Studies 5-9 Credits
CH 5051 History of Christianity I 3
CH 5052 History of Christianity II 3
ME 6410 History of Missions in the Modern World 3
ME 6760 Theology of Missions and Evangelism 3
PT 5100 Personal Spiritual Formation 2 Credits
   
Electives 5-17 Credits
ID 6000 Movement Day 2020 3
ID 6000 Movement Day 2021 3
ID 6000 Movement Day 2022 3
   
Field Education (waived in light of field experience) 2 Semesters
   
Capstone 2 Credits
MASTER OF ARTS (INTERCULTURAL STUDIES)

Summary: This program provides specialized study in the discipline of intercultural studies and Christian mission. The MA/ICS is suitable for persons seeking academic preparation for service as missionaries, cross-cultural workers, teachers, strategists, and researchers. It may also serve as an intermediate step toward doctoral study in a related area.
Modalities: modular, face-to-face on campus or at extension sites, online classes, full-time, part-time.
Degree requirements: 36 credit hours

Bible and Theology Core 9 Credits
ID 5000 Biblical Theology and Interpretation 3
ST 5201 The God of the Gospel 3
ST 5202 The Gospel of God 3
Intercultural Studies Core 15 Credits
ME 6760 Theology of Missions and Evangelism 3
ME 6410 History of Missions in the Modern World 3
ME 6610 Anthropology for Ministry 3
Global and Historical Studies 5-9 Credits
CH 5051 History of Christianity I 3
CH 5052 History of Christianity II 3
ME 6410 History of Missions in the Modern World 3
ME 6760 Theology of Missions and Evangelism 3
Electives 6 Credits
ID 6000 Movement Day 2020 3
ID 6000 Movement Day 2021 3
ID 6000 Movement Day 2022 3 (extra)
   
Field Education (waived in light of field experience) 2 Semesters
   
Capstone 2 Credits
Doctor of Ministry Program – (DMin.)

The DMin is a 30-hour degree program, focused on bringing missional renewal and impact to the
student’s ministry setting. It is a competency-based hybrid model, combining content delivery with
ministry-based fieldwork toward completion of all competencies required for the degree. It is
designed to equip pastors, missionaries, church leaders, and parachurch leaders with skills, strategies,
and theology for solving complex and challenging problems in pluralistic and post-Christendom
contexts.

Modalities: modular courses are taken synchronously with on-campus participants; independent
research; wrap-around courses with Movement Day conferences.

Degree requirements: 30 cr/h

Missional Core (required)  9 credits
MN 9550 Missional Renewal & Leadership ** 3
MN XXXX Missional Theology 3
MN 9990 Qualitative Research Methods 3
** Includes Leadership Assessments
Missional Focus & Strategies 15 credits
MN 6000 Movement Day 2021 (required) 3
MN 6000 Movement Day 2022 (required) 3
MN 6000 Movement Day 2023 (required) 3
MN 9985 Project Proposal & Field Work 3
Ministry-focused Elective/Independent Research 3
Major Project – Two Semesters 6 credits
MN 9991 3
MN 9991 3
Project Presentation Date  TBD

 

 


NEXT STEPS

Apply Movement Day training course credit towards your TEDS degree. Here’s how to get started.

  1. Ask for a TEDS course registration form when signing up for any of the Movement Day annual
    conferences. This way you can complete up to 9 credit hours of graduate course work and apply it to
    your studies at TEDS.
  2. TEDS will create a student account and academic transcript for you.
  3. At any point (either before or after an Movement Day training event) you can apply to the TEDS MA/
    Theological Studies degree program or the MA/Intercultural Studies program.
  4. Study entirely online.

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QUESTIONS?

To learn more about the TEDS/Movement Day Partnership contact: Dr. Emanuel D. Naydenov
[email protected] at the Office of Extension and Affiliated Education.