The M.Div. is a 92-credit program
designed primarily for those preparing for ordained ministry. It is
also preferred for students seeking to prepare for chaplaincy,
missions, and parachurch ministries. Students meet on a
one-night-per-week schedule as part of a cohort of up to 27
students for the first two years. Eighteen to 24 months are needed
to complete other required courses and field education experience.
Specific denominationally-based ordination requirements may be
accommodated in the elective credits. For more information,
Full-time students can complete this degree in 4 years. NES also
offers an accelerated
program for students interested in completing their degree
in 3 years.
in Biblical Interpretation for Preaching and Teaching
Theology and Social Justice
To be admitted as a student in the Master of Divinity program at
Northeastern Seminary, the applicant must:
- Have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or
- Complete the application process.
- Demonstrate readiness for graduate-level academic work and be
approved by the Seminary Admissions Committee.
Elective Courses. NES students may take
elective courses to enhance their M.Div. or M.A. in Theological
Studies degree programs 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.