Programs and Degrees

Master's Programs

Offers professional training to mature pastors experienced in ministry.

Offers professional training to mature pastors experienced in ministry

The MA in Religion program prepares specialists in biblical studies, religion, or theology for general educational purposes and for further graduate study.

Prepares both professional and lay pastor-teachers for leadership roles in settings where religious, moral, and spiritual nurture and growth are primary concerns.

Is a professional program designed to equip men and women with competencies needed for an effective ministry to youth and young adults in local church and para-church settings. 

Provides basic post-graduate professional preparation for ministry with a broad exposure to all fields of theological study.


Doctoral Programs

The primary purpose of advanced academic studies leading to the Doctor of Missiology (DMiss) degree is to advance theologically competent mission leadership for the global church. Although graduates may be asked to teach missions, this degree is not primarily a teaching degree but a professional one. 

Is a professional, post-MDiv degree for individuals qualified to pursue advanced study.

Prepares teacher-scholars in the fields of Biblical and Ancient Near Eastern Archaeology for colleges, universities and seminaries around the world.

Doctor of Philosophy in Religion
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Prepares teacher-scholars in the fields of New Testament Studies, Old Testament Studies, Theological Studies, Adventist Studies, and Mission and Ministry Studies for colleges and seminaries operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church around the world.

Prepares men and women to be scholars, teachers, and researchers in specialized teaching and discipling ministries of the Church.

Trains teacher-scholars in the fields of bibical studies and theology for service in the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Graduate Certificates in Religious Education

Is designed for pastors, family ministries directors, and lay leaders who want to help foster or support strong families in the church and in the community through teaching in seminars, classes, small groups, and retreats.

Is designed for professionals with responsibility for some aspect of the spiritual growth of students on public university campuses or on Seventh-day Adventist academy or college campuses.