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58 Masters Programs in Divinity

A master’s degree is a graduate degree that helps students find a career in their area of study. A degree can be earned at universities all over the world, and it usually takes between two and four years to complete, depending on the program. What is a Master in Divinity? This program is designed for students who want to minister in a church. Upon graduation, students should have a deep unde… Read more

A master’s degree is a graduate degree that helps students find a career in their area of study. A degree can be earned at universities all over the world, and it usually takes between two and four years to complete, depending on the program.

What is a Master in Divinity? This program is designed for students who want to minister in a church. Upon graduation, students should have a deep understanding of the church and its mission, be competent in Biblical Greek or Hebrew, and have a commitment to developing spiritual maturity in others as well as themselves. Core topics usually include theological, practical ministry, and biblical studies. Other courses may include Hermeneutics, Old and New Testament foundations, Pentecostal studies, Christian ethics, principles and practices of teaching, and research and report writing.

Individuals who pursue a divinity degree benefit by building professional skills to be able to lead a church and congregation. They also have the capacity to use theology principles to make independently formed judgments on modern issues in the community.

The costs associated with earning a divinity degree will vary from one place to another. The location of the school and duration of the program will factor into the cost. Students who want to know exactly what tuition and fees will be should contact the schools directly.

There are a number of career opportunities for individuals with a Master in Divinity. Prospects include being ministers, teachers, and leaders in a variety of pastoral contexts. Churches and temples are some options for employment, as are healthcare settings, nonprofit organizations, and institutional environments. Some graduates choose to be chaplains in prisons and hospitals, while others may choose to become professors.

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Trinity International University
Deerfield, USA

Whether you desire an immersive academic experience on campus or choose to continue in your current ministry and take courses online, you can earn your Master of Divinity at T ... +

Whether you desire an immersive academic experience on campus or choose to continue in your current ministry and take courses online, you can earn your Master of Divinity at TEDS! Our world-renowned faculty are deeply invested in teaching and mentoring their students. Your coursework combined with practical training will prepare you to lead in the church and engage the world for Christ. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 4 years
English
Online
 
The Presbyterian College - Montreal
Montreal, Canada

We welcome students from many denominations and global contexts. Our Master of Divinity equips you for transformational leadership in the church. Offered in collaboration with ... +

We welcome students from many denominations and global contexts. Our Master of Divinity equips you for transformational leadership in the church. Offered in collaboration with McGill University, a top North American University. Our tuition fees are among the most competitive in North America. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 7 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Baylor University
Waco, USA

The 87-hour Master of Divinity degree at Truett Seminary intends to provide graduate theological education that is centered in the gospel of Jesus Christ and consistent with h ... +

The 87-hour Master of Divinity degree at Truett Seminary intends to provide graduate theological education that is centered in the gospel of Jesus Christ and consistent with historic Baptist commitments to prepare persons to carry this gospel to the churches and the world. -
Master
Full-time
3 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 

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Drew University
Madison, USA

Rooted in the long tradition of Wesleyan and Methodist commitment to higher education, Drew’s MDiv prepares a learned Christian leadership in and for the world. Whether in ful ... +

Rooted in the long tradition of Wesleyan and Methodist commitment to higher education, Drew’s MDiv prepares a learned Christian leadership in and for the world. Whether in full-time or bi-vocational ministry, graduates of this flexible and innovative program will be rooted in the Christian story and traditions, capable of effective and creative leadership and spiritually and socially resourceful for cultivating the radical gospel of Jesus Christ in, with and for the world. -
Master Master
Full-time
Part-time
30 - 48 months
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Vancouver School of Theology
Vancouver, Canada

The Master of Divinity and Master of Divinity by extension, degree programs are for those seeking an academic program with practical applications within which to explore the d ... +

The Master of Divinity and Master of Divinity by extension, degree programs are for those seeking an academic program with practical applications within which to explore the depth of their faith and prepare for a variety of public and pastoral ministries. VST’s Master of Divinity program is accepted for ordination by the Anglican, United and Presbyterian denominations in Canada and by the Presbyterian Church in the United States of America. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 7 years
English
Sep 2022
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Carey Theological College
Vancouver, Canada

The Master of Divinity program is designed with the conviction that preparation for ministry is most effective when located in the local church. As a student, you remain roote ... +

The Master of Divinity program is designed with the conviction that preparation for ministry is most effective when located in the local church. As a student, you remain rooted in your primary community, continuing to grow and learn in your place of life and ministry. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
English, Chinese, Chinese (Cantonese)
27 Jun 2022
27 May 2022
Online
 
Christian Leadership University
Orlando, USA

Are you satisfied with a Divinity Master’s Degree program that merely has “a Christian perspective,” or does your heart hunger for the ability to hear His voice speak directly ... +

Are you satisfied with a Divinity Master’s Degree program that merely has “a Christian perspective,” or does your heart hunger for the ability to hear His voice speak directly to your heart? Are you looking for a radically different Master of Divinity program? If so, then a Master’s Degree in Divinity from Christian Leadership University is exactly what you’ve been searching for. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
Wycliffe College
Toronto, Canada

The Master of Divinity (MDiv) is for anyone looking to train for ministry. The master's degree provides students with theological, personal and vocational formation to serve a ... +

The Master of Divinity (MDiv) is for anyone looking to train for ministry. The master's degree provides students with theological, personal and vocational formation to serve as leaders in churches, parachurch organizations, the academy and other settings. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
English
Campus
Online
 
Campbellsville University Online
Campbellsville, USA

The online Master of Divinity program from Campbellsville University offers three tracks of study so you can customize your degree toward your goals. Choose from Missions and ... +

The online Master of Divinity program from Campbellsville University offers three tracks of study so you can customize your degree toward your goals. Choose from Missions and Ministry Leadership, Biblical Studies, or Pastoral Care and Chaplaincy concentrations to gain the experience you need for the position you want. Learn from expert educators who can show you how to share the gospel throughout the world. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Aug 2022
Online
 
The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Louisville, USA

For those called to minister in today's changing world, the Master of Divinity degree from Southern Seminary offers trusted and comprehensive theological education. This degre ... +

For those called to minister in today's changing world, the Master of Divinity degree from Southern Seminary offers trusted and comprehensive theological education. This degree is challenging because ministry is challenging. There are no shortcuts in ministry and none with the Southern M.Div. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
88 hours
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
University of Northwestern St. Paul
Saint Paul, USA

Join passionate Bible teachers in a comprehensive, pre-doctoral program that combines biblically-based evangelical theology with Christian ministry. The Master of Divinity pro ... +

Join passionate Bible teachers in a comprehensive, pre-doctoral program that combines biblically-based evangelical theology with Christian ministry. The Master of Divinity program meets ordination requirements for pastor or chaplain positions, and it will prepare you for further doctoral studies and for church or parachurch ministry. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
42 - 46 months
English
Campus
Online
 
NationsUniversity
New Orleans, USA

The Master of Divinity is a professional degree that is intended to train Christian leaders that are inclined to apply Christian living and ministry.

The Master of Divinity is a professional degree that is intended to train Christian leaders that are inclined to apply Christian living and ministry. -
Master
Full-time
4 years
English
Online
 
Africa International University
Nairobi, Kenya

This is a 3-year program designed to provide integrated training for those entering the pastorate in diverse situations, including missionary service, church education ministr ... +

This is a 3-year program designed to provide integrated training for those entering the pastorate in diverse situations, including missionary service, church education ministries, teaching in theological institutions and other related types of Christian service. The program draws from various divisions of the theological disciplines, thus allowing the program to give the student the option to concentrate on one area of emphasis or specialization. Students in the program can pursue any one of the following emphases: Biblical Studies, Christian Education, Church History, Missions, Pastoral, Theological and Translation Studies. On the other hand, a student can pursue a general area of study without taking any emphasis. -
Master
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Maitripa College
Portland, USA

Maitripa College offers a robust, 72 credit minimum, three-to-four year Master of Divinity (MDiv) degree under the direction of Yangsi Rinpoche. The MDiv is a professional deg ... +

Maitripa College offers a robust, 72 credit minimum, three-to-four year Master of Divinity (MDiv) degree under the direction of Yangsi Rinpoche. The MDiv is a professional degree focused on a Buddhist approach to cultivating intellectual, spiritual, and professional skills in order to work as an agent of positive change in the world. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 4 years
English
Campus
 
Bethesda University
Anaheim, USA

The Master of Divinity (M.Div.) degree is the three-year program that is considered the "first professional" ministerial degree. It is the standard by which many denominations ... +

The Master of Divinity (M.Div.) degree is the three-year program that is considered the "first professional" ministerial degree. It is the standard by which many denominations evaluate their prospective ministers for ordination. The program offers a balance in biblical, theological, and practical training and is carefully designed to equip prospective ministers for effective pastoral or missionary ministry. -
Master
English