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Fully Online Theological Education

Masters & Certificate Admissions

Applying to a Northeastern Seminary’s Masters or certificate degree program is an opportunity to further your ministry and deepen your understanding of theology. All of our Christian programs feature a stackable curriculum that breaks down your degree into manageable certificates, the option to attend seminary online, and a thoughtful focus on spiritual formation. 

Northeastern Seminary offers graduate-level programs that can be completed fully online without coming to campus. 

Doctor of Ministry Admissions

Northeastern Seminary’s fully online Doctor of Ministry (D.Min) program is designed for experienced church leaders interested in further study beyond a Master of Divinity or other master’s degree. A Doctor of Ministry degree is the highest professional degree for people seeking to enhance their career in Christian ministry with deep spiritual reflection and academic research opportunities. 

Take the next step toward transforming your Christian ministry career by learning more about the Doctor of Ministry program that can be completed fully online without coming to campus. 

What do I need to apply?

Find the steps to apply and any additional program requirements.

Rooted in biblical and historic Christian faith, Northeastern Seminary prepares Christ-centered women and men for faithful, effective service to the church and the world.

What does it cost to attend seminary?

Below is the price for each program. However, less than 15% of students pay the full amount. Each case is worth a conversation and we are here to assist you—find out more.

Certificate: $10,990

Master of Arts $26,560

Master of Divinity $47,970

Doctor of Ministry $22,570

What does online theological education look like?

Learn more about how you can earn your degree from anywhere in the world. 

Stackable Curriculum for your Theological Education

Develop the skills and training you need with the flexibility of selecting the courses that best fit your calling with Northeastern Seminary's stackable curriculum. Choose the courses that fit your ministry, online or on-site in Rochester, NY, to earn a graduate certificate within one year. Continue adding courses to earn a Master of Arts degree after two years, or a Master of Divinity after the third year.*

Is seminary for me?

Frequently asked questions from those considering attending seminary

Discernment Happens In Community

Looking for support? Have questions? We are here to help. If you are wondering what your next steps are to becoming a seminary student you can book a meeting with our Admissions team!

Transfer & International Students

Learn more about our policies on transferring credits and what international students need when applying. 

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