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Developing Whole Leaders for the whole World

In today's highly mobile and fast-paced society, it can be difficult to earn a residential degree at the graduate level. But through the ORU College of Theology and Ministry's (GSTM) fully accredited Modular Program, people can see their educational dreams become a reality. The GSTM Modular Program offers a combination of delivery systems: 1) fully online courses; 2) blended courses that allow students to attend class on campus for all or half of a 5-day intensive week each semester, while completing the rest of the course work online; 3) modular courses, which include pre-course work, a week in the classroom, and post-course work. It is a unique schedule, tailor-made for students seeking spiritual, academic, and professional training, while maintaining their current jobs and homes. 

Reasons to choose ORU's Modular Program:

  • Our unique schedule is tailor-made for students seeking spiritual, academic, and professional training, while maintaining their current jobs and homes.
  • The program offers a quality professional education with a charismatic dimension.
  • Blended courses are offered once per semester (one week on campus equals in-class time for two classes/6 credit hours). Online courses are offered for the full 15 week term and require no onsite visit.
  • The same faculty teach the same course content offered in the residential program. 
  • Curriculum prepares ministers and leaders for the 21st century.
  • Distance library resources are available.
  • Professors who are experienced in their respective fields give valuable instruction and impart their spirit of excellence.
  • Students build relationship with professors and with one another in a supportive, academic environment.


Master of Divinity

Modular MDV Degree Plan

Modular MDV Fact Sheet 


Master of Arts IN Practical Theology

In addition to the M.A. in Practical Theology, two concentrations are available:

  • M.A. in Practical Theology/Teaching Ministries Concentration.
  • M.A. in Practical Theology/Urban Ministry Concentration

Program Goals:

  • Designed to equip individuals for excellence in ministry in the local church
  • Prepares students by increasing competency and understanding in the Word of God and practices of ministry
  • Requires 48 credit hours
  • Students take up to 12 on-campus week-long modules and several courses via the Internet
  • Allows specialized, focused electives
  • Provides a biblical/theological /practical ministry foundation.


Modular MPT Degree Plans

Modular MPT Fact Sheet



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Phone: 918.495.6618
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