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Students in The Village Church Institute’s Training Program who successfully complete the Seminary Track Addendum and are accepted through DTS’s admissions process within five years will receive 21 hours of DTS seminary credit. In addition, students can earn 12 additional credit hours through DTS’s Ministry Residency program while working full-time at The Village Church.

Institute Credit Hours

wdt_IDDTS Course CreditHours
1ST5102 Trinitarianism3
2ST5104 Soteriology3
3ST5105 Sanctification and Ecclesiology3
4BE5102 OT History I3
5BE5106 Acts and Pauline Epistles3
6BE5107 General Epistles and Revelation3
7PM5101 Christian Life and Witness3
8Total21

Ministry Residency Program

wdt_IDDTS Ministry Residency ProgramHours
1EML5801 Ministry Residency I6
2EML5802 Ministry Residency II6
3Total12

To qualify for the Ministry Residency program, students must be enrolled at DTS, approved by TVC, and register for these courses after completing the Institute.

DTS Program Offerings

wdt_IDDegreeHoursRemaining Hours*
1ThM Master of Theology12087
2MACE MA in Christian Education6633
3MACL MA in Christian Leadership6633
4MACM MA in Cross-cultural Ministry6443
5MAMW MA in Media Arts & Worship6645
6MABC MA in Biblical Counseling9070
7MACS MA (Christian Studies)6241
8MBTS Master of Biblical and Theological Studies3624

* After TVC Institute and Ministry Residency

Note: MABC students receive 21 hours of credit distributed over ten 2-hour courses (and 1 extra PM hour) rather seven 3-hour courses. MBTS students recieve 12 hours of credit.