NDU Master’s Degree Programs


All Master’s Degree program students must complete required units indicated by the major of their choice.  A minimum of 24 units must be completed at NDU.

1. Student must have earned a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited school or its equivalent.

2. Complete Application & Registration Form.

3. Submit records of all previous college level work completed. Students may      request acceptance of transfer credit from an accredited school or its equivalent.  Registrar will make acceptance determination and approval is by Academic Dean. Students may request an assessment of lifetime learning/professional experience. 

4. Determination and assessment of advancement standing will be made by Academic Dean. Students may elect to receive a letter grade such as (A-C), or may elect to receive credit (CR) or no credit (NC).

5. It is the student’s responsibility to request the type of grade they desire at the beginning of each course.  All courses may be taken for a Grade or (CR/NC).

Biblical Studies  | 6 units Total
BIB-501          Old Testament Advanced Research I
BIB-503          New Testament Advanced Research I

Ministry | 9 units Total
MIN-501         Church Evangelism
MIN-504         Christian Ethics
MIN-511         Advanced Homiletics I

Theology | 15 units Total
THY-410         The Theology of Jesus Christ
THY-411         Cults, Christianity & Religion
THY 501         Advanced Systematic Theology I
THY-502         Advanced Systematic Theology II
THY-503         Pastoral Theology

English Composition | 6 units Total
ENG-501       Thesis Writing: Methods of Research
ENG-502        Thesis Writing: Literature Review
ENG-503        Thesis Writing: Annotated Bibliography
ENG-504        Thesis Writing: Abstract
ENG-605        Thesis Writing: Bibliography
ENG-606        Thesis Writing: Test & Measurements

*Candidates may request assessment tests and/or successfully evaluations for prerequisites.

The Master’s degree consists of 30 units. Tuition will be charged at the rate of $200 per unit, totaling 6000 dollars. Students must complete all class requirements and satisfy all financial obligations in order to graduate.

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Master of Divinity

Master of Biblical Counseling

Master of Religious Education

Master of Sacred Music

Master of Theology