Modular Programs

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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' Modular Program, people can see their educational dreams become a reality.  Our flexible format allows students to enroll in courses as their schedules allow, without interrupting the rest of their lives.

  • Now offering modular blended courses, which consist of coming to our Tulsa campus and taking an intensive 2.5 day course, Monday through Wednesday, 2:00 pm, or Wednesday, after chapel, through Friday, 5:30 pm.
  • Students do pre- and post-course work independently.
  • Online courses are also available.

 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 course time for two classes/6 credit hours). Online courses are offered for the full 15 week term and require no onsite visit.
  • The same ATS accredited material given in a residential semester is offered in a one-week format with pre-course and post-course assignments
  • Curriculum prepares ministries and leaders for the 21st century
  • Distance library resources
  • Professors who are experienced in their respective fields give valuable instruction and impart their spirit of excellence
  • Relationship of students with professors and with one another


Master of Divinity

  • The basic professional degree for ordained ministry
  • Prepares individuals to be effective pastors, evangelists, chaplains, missionaries, and ministers
  • Equips students to pursue a Ph.D. or a D.Min. degree and military chaplaincy
  • Requires 87.5 credit hours
  • Students take up to 21 on-campus week-long modules and up to six courses may be taken via Internet
  • Consists of three major areas of concentration (Biblical Literature, Theological and Historical Studies and Practices of Ministry)

Modular MDV Degree Plan 2013-14

Modular MDV Fact Sheet 

Master of Arts, Practical Theology

  • 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 Plan 2013-14

Modular MPT Fact Sheet



Michael Thomas, Graduate Theology Enrollment Counselor
Graduate School of Theology and Ministry
Phone: 918.495.6618 Toll free: 800.643.7976 x2
Fax: 918.495.6725