Master of Divinity

The Master of Divinity (M.Div.) degree program is a 92-credit program that equally emphasizes theological instruction, spiritual formation, and ministry skill set development, in order to fully prepare men and women to enter into ordained ministry, chaplaincy, missions and other parachurch ministry. Specific denominationally-based ordination requirements are offered among elective options.

Areas of Elective Competency

  • Biblical Interpretation for Preaching and Teaching
  • Chaplaincy
  • Spiritual Formation
  • Theology and Social Justice
  • Transformational Leadership

Course Requirements

Program Specifics

Students meet on a one-night-per-week schedule over four years to complete the required courses and field education requirements. Northeastern Seminary also offers an accelerated program for students interested in completing their degree in three years.

Elective Course Opportunities

Northeastern’s students may enhance their M.Div. from Roberts Wesleyan College masters programs in Counseling, Psychology, Education, Management, and Music on a space-available basis, if prerequisites are met. Contact an admissions counselor for more information on these elective options.