Those entering pastoral, missionary, and other Christian education ministries are called by God to be fully equipped.





For full-time,
LA campus students.



Program Purpose

The Master of Divinity curriculum provides a basic three-year program in graduate theological education for those preparing for church or mission vocations requiring ordination. The program is designed to provide a broad biblical, theological, and practical foundation for those entering pastoral, missionary, or other Christian education ministries.
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Gain Knowledge

The emphasis on a thorough knowledge and understanding of the Bible is demonstrated throughout the curriculum, especially in direct Bible study courses, and in the biblical language, hermeneutics, and theology courses.
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Personal Growth

The emphasis on personal growth is demonstrated in the required discipleship labs, chapels, and in significant portions of the field education and pastoral ministries courses.
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Pastoral Preparation

The emphasis on professional preparation is demonstrated primarily through the pastoral ministries, expository preaching, ordination, and counseling courses.
Choosing the right seminary is crucial for it will shape your thinking process in all future ministries.
- John MacArthur

Flexible Options



Designed to assist Master of Divinity students in completing up to a year's worth of courses online before joining us on campus.


We offer up to one year of night courses for the convenience of our students who need to work full-time during the day.


In addition to our L.A. campus, students can also participate in the M.Div. program at strategic locations throughout the U.S.

Entrance Requirements

Acceptance to the Master of Divinity program requires a continued standard of character in accordance with 1 Tim 3:1-7 - a life of Christian testimony and faithful service to the local church.

Applicants must possess a bachelor's degree with a GPA of 2.5 or above.

For those who do not meet the Master of Divinity entrance requirements, the same pastoral ministry training is available through the Bachelor of Theology and the Diploma of Theology programs.

Applicants coming from outside of the United States need to be aware of specific requirements for International students.

Further Study

The M.Div. also provides a basis for further graduate study leading to such degrees as Master of Theology, Doctor of Ministry, or Doctor of Philosophy.

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