Drew Theological School and Monmouth University have established a dual degree program whereby students can earn a Master of Divinity from Drew and a Master of Social Work from Monmouth in a total of four years. This outline of the program shows the student starting with the Master of Divinity program. Students should apply to the school of Social Work by February of their second year of study. The Master of Social Work program at Monmouth allows for two concentrations: Practice with Families and Children and International and Community Development. (http://www.monmouth.edu/academics/deptlinks/socialwork.asp)

For more information on this program, please contact the Theological Admissions Office at 973/408-3242 or theoadm@drew.edu.

  • Year One: Theological School
    • Fall Semester
      • Pasth 501 The Public Practice of Theology
      • Bibst 101 Old Testament
      • Chist 203 Church History I
      • Theph 300 Philosophical Resources for Theological Study
    • Jan term elective – 3 credits
    • Spring Semester
      • Bibst 111 New Testament
      • Chist 203 Church History II
      • Chsoc 401 Religion and the Social Process
      • Theph 301 Systematic Theology
  • Summer between Year One and Year Two
    • Cross Cultural Requirement
  • Year Two: Theological School
    Note: Student pursuing this track should wait to do supervised ministry until the third year.

    • Fall Semester
      • Pasth 505 The Church at Worship I
      • Pasth 504 Introduction to Pastoral Care
      • Chsoc 400 Ethics
      • Theph 308 World Religions
    • Spring Semester
      • Pasth 506 Church at Worship II
      • Pasth 503 Introduction to Educational Ministries
      • Rlsoc Methods in the Study of Urban Religions
      • Theph Advanced theology course
  • Summer between Year Two and Year Three
    • Pasth 595A Clinical Pastoral Education (6 credits) – highly recommended
  • Year Three: School of Social Work plus Supervised Ministry
    • SW503 Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families
    • SW 505 Social Welfare Policy and Services I
    • SW 509 Human Behavior in the Social Environment I
    • SW 510 Field Practicum I
    • Pasth 521 Supervised Ministry I
    • [waiver students from SW507 on the basis of Methods in the Study of Urban Religions]
    • SW 513 Social Work Practice in Groups
    • SW 515 Social Welfare Policy and Services II
    • SW 518 Global Community Practice
    • SW 519 Human Behavior in the Social environment
    • SW 520 Field Practicum II
  • Year Four: Both schools
    • SW630 or 631 Field Practicum III
    • SW Elective in the concentration of choice
    • SW Elective in the concentration of choice
    • SW Tutorial – 1 credit to prepare for SW 669
    • Theo Elective
    • SW640 or 641 Field Practicum IV
    • SW669 Integrative Research Seminar
    • SW Elective in the concentration of choice
    • Theo Elective