The Master of Divinity is a professional theological degree intended for persons pursuing ordination in the Episcopal Church or wider Anglican Communion, but welcomes lay ministers, the theologically interested, and members of other denominations as well. Our most comprehensive degree, the MDiv is a residential program which generally requires three years to complete and yields invaluable preparation for those desiring to engage in pastoral ministry.
The MDiv program seeks to equip students with the essential knowledge and skills appropriate to ordained ministry, and serves as a foundation for lifelong theological education. Academic studies, fieldwork, corporate worship, spiritual formation, and involvement in community life are all important components of this program.Start Your Application Download Degree Plan
The Master of Divinity (MDiv) program offers a rigorous 3-year curriculum that prepares graduates for ordained ministry.
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