Why should I get a Master of Divinity?

The Master of Divinity is the degree that will best equip you for a lifetime of service to God. Whether you want to become a pastor or chaplain, pursue a doctoral degree, serve as a Bible worker or missionary, or just have the tools to share the gospel, the Master of Divinity is the degree for you!

Located on the campus of Andrews University, the flagship university of the Seventh-day Adventist church, the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary's Master of Divinity program is uniquely poised to provide the best education for Adventist pastors and ministry workers. The MDiv is the preferred degree for pastors in the North American Division and worldwide. If you're ready to live a life of impact, the MDiv will prepare you to fulfill your calling. 

Why Andrews University?

  • Affordable - The MDiv at Andrews is the only Divinity program subsidized by the North American Division and the General Conferece. Students only pay about 25 percent of the actual cost of tuition. 
  • Spiritual - There are many opportunities for students and faculty to worship together and grow spiritually. Weekly chapels, small groups, the Seminary prayer room and various other opportunities to find spriritual mentors will help expand your vision and ministry. 
  • Integrated Learning - Our curriculum approach combines knowledge gained in class with real-world application through practicums and study tours. 
  • Worldwide Connections - This is your best opportunity to develop meaningful relationships with the future global leaders of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. 
  • Diversity - Andrews University has the second most-diverse university campus in North America. Experience new cultures and find a home away from home with our multiethnic student body. 


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