Master of Divinity

 The Master of Divinity program is designed to help you grow as

  • A gracious participant in a worldwide, multiethnic, multigenerational Christian community
  • A faithful interpreter and communicators of God’s Word
  • A pastoral leader who empowers God’s people toward active participation in God’s mission

The Program Includes

  • The Great Conversation, Biblical Interpretation, Pastoral Ministry Competencies
  • An elective competency built around the student’s vocational goals
  • Contextual experience in multiple ministry settings
  • An integrative program capstone that prepares students for ministry placement

Students can add an elective competency to meet unique vocational goals. Add competence in

  • Christian Spiritual Formation
  • Transformational Leadership
  • Theology and Social Justice
  • Advanced Biblical Studies
  • Denominational Studies including United Methodist, Free Methodist, Wesleyan

Key Program Components

  • Number of Credits: 80
  • Completion Time: 3-4 years
  • Locations: Rochester, Online*
  • Schedule: One night per week, or to speed up program completion attend two nights per week

*Participates in SARA

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Please call our admissions team with any questions about the M.Div. program or application process.


Bill Gibbons
Admissions Liaison and Retention Coordinator

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Cheryl Murray
Admissions Assistant and Front End Specialist

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