Master of Divinity (Mandarin) 道学硕士



The mission of ACTS Seminaries’ Mandarin Theology Program is to raise and equip a new generation of pastors, scholars and missionaries for the Chinese churches in China and around the world. The aim of Mandarin-language MDiv is to fulfil the first part of the mission – equipping Chinese pastors – by providing a theologically solid, academically rigorous, spiritually invigorating and contextually-oriented curriculum.


With the rapid grow of churches in China and around the world, more pastors are needed to lead, teach and nurture these new believers. The Mandarin-language MDiv will support the growth of the church in China by training pastors in their native language, with the knowledge, formation and skills they need to succeed in their specific context. As a Chinese program within a Western seminary, we believe our graduates will be well equipped to serve as a bridge between Chinese and Western Christianity in a globalized world.

ACTS中文道学硕士课程拥有ATS (北美神学院联盟)认证,其核心价值包括:





The specific areas of focus for this program include:

  1. Spiritual Formation: deepening a personal commitment to and relationship with Christ will be at the core of the educational experience.

  2. Academic Rigor: students will be equipped not only with biblical knowledge but the ability to think critically and theologically.

  3. Missional Mind: students will be committed to the Chinese church and its global mission.

*The Master of Divinity (Mandarin) contains 89 credit hours and can be done in three years of full time study, or over several years of part-time study.

Course Outline

Research and Writing(研究与写作) (2 credits)
Research Strategies (研究方法)

Biblical Studies(圣经学) (12 credits)
Biblical Interpretation (释经学)
Old Testament Foundations (旧约基础)
New Testament Foundations(新约基础)

Biblical Language Studies(圣经语言) (12 credits)
Greek Tools for Exegesis I (释经用希腊文I)
Greek Tools for Exegesis II(释经用希腊文II)
Hebrew Tools for Exegesis I(释经用希伯来文I)
Hebrew Tools for Exegesis II(释经用希伯来文II)

Theological Studies(神学)(12 credits)
Theology I (神学I)
Theology II (神学II)
Contemporary Theology OR Patristics(当代神学 或 教父学)
Chinese Theology Seminar (汉语神学研讨)

Church History and Culture Studies (教会历史及文化) (12 credits)
History of Christianity I (基督教历史I)
History of Christianity II (基督教历史II/中国教会史)
Christianity and Culture (基督教与中国文化)
Church and World Mission(宣教学)

Leadership Formation (领导力) (12 credits)
Foundations of Christian Leadership(领导力基础)
Power, Change & Conflict(教会的冲突与更新)
Mentoring, Team-building & Equipping(辅导、团建与装备)
Spiritual Formation I/II/III(灵命塑造 I/II/III)

Pastoral Theology(教牧神学) (15 credits)
Pastoral Formation (21世纪的牧人与牧养)
Integrative Preaching (讲道学)
Pastoral Counselling OR Marriage & Family Ministry(教牧辅导 或 婚姻与家庭事工)
Theology & Practice of Worship (崇拜学)
Educational Ministry in the Chinese Church (华人教会的教育事工)

Electives (选修课) (12 credits)

Areas of Study

There are no areas of study for this program.

ACTS Seminaries welcomes applicants who confess faith in Jesus, are members in or connected with a local church, and possess a desire for academic and spiritual growth within the ACTS Seminaries community. A bachelor degree from an accredited university or college is the standard academic prerequisite.

Step 1 - choose your degree program
Step 2 - fill out the online application form
Step 3 - submit your references and transcripts

The seminaries that constitute the Associated Canadian Theological Schools admit qualified women and men of any race, nationality or ethnic origin. Please note that meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee admission. ACTS may consider applicants who do not meet the minimum academic requirements, provided they can demonstrate the ability to succeed at the graduate level.




第一步:选择申请项目(Master of Arts – Christian Studies (Mandarin))

第二步:填写网上申请表:online application form



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