M.Div. - Master of Divinity (M.Div. - 3 years);M.Div./ M.A.C.E. (dual program with Christian Education - 4 years;M.A.T.S - Master of Arts in Theological Studies (M.A.T.S. - 2 years);Th.M.- Master of Theology (Th.M. - 1 year, post-masters);, Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D. - 4 years, post-masters);D.Min. - Doctor of Ministry (D.Min. - 3 years, post-M.Div. plus 3 years of ministry)
The first masters levels programs train pastors, educators, and scholars for the church. They require a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university. The Ph.D., Th.M., and D.Min. require an appropriate masters degree. The M.A.C.E. program offers part-time and extended campus (semi-distance learning) options. All other programs are residential.
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