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Master of Divinity (MDiv)

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Director of MDiv
Adlín Cotto is a graduate from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus, where she earned a BS in Biology, with a minor in Psychology. She also earned a Master of Arts in Christian Education and Ph.D. in Student Ministry from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
phone:  972.580.7600

Advanced Standing

Carroll Institute offers an Advanced Standing degree option for the Master of Divinity, the Master of Arts in Christian Education, the Master of Arts in Worship, and the Master of Arts in Counseling. These programs are available to qualified students who have significant preparation in biblical, theological, or applied Christian studies at the bachelor’s level.

The student may receive:

  • Up to 24 credit units toward the Master of Divinity
  • Up to 20 credit units toward the Master of Arts in Christian Education
  • Up to 16 credit units toward the Master of Arts in Worship
  • Up to 14 credit units toward the Master of Arts in Counseling Licensure or Ministry Tracks

Students interested in pursuing the Advanced Standing degree option must submit a form, documentation, and a $100 administrative processing fee for review of documentation. A minimum grade of B (3.0) or better in their undergraduate courses presented is required to satisfy requirements for Advanced Standing. Upon approval, the Director of Master’s Degree Programs will send the student and the Registrar a customized degree plan.

Click here to request the Advanced Standing degree option at Carroll Institute. Contact Dr. Adlin Cotto, Director of Master’s Degree Programs at acotto@bhcarroll.edu or (972) 580-7600 with any questions.


Apply Now
Director of MDiv
Adlín Cotto is a graduate from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus, where she earned a BS in Biology, with a minor in Psychology. She also earned a Master of Arts in Christian Education and Ph.D. in Student Ministry from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
phone:  972.580.7600