Part-Time Distance Delivery Format. The newly restructured Master of Divinity program (4-years) allows students to complete the entire degree without relocating their residence, to remain in their present church or other occupation.
The Master of Divinity is the recommended program for ordained pastoral ministry in the church. With its use of hands-on ministry placements, online courses, video conferencing, and intensive one and two-week modules, the program targets students from around the world who are engaged in active ministry and want a quality seminary education without having go through a complete relocation.
"We want students to have maximum training in ministry practice, maximum support while doing so, and maximum credit with better potential for ministry upon graduation," said Al Thiessen, Associate Professor, Pastoral Ministries.
The Master of Divinity Program is 72 credit hours with additional track options: Biblical Languages, Honors, Pastoral Counselling, Youth Ministry Studies and Pentecostal Studies. This program is also the standard degree prerequisite for entrance into doctoral programs approved by the Association of Theological Schools.
Graduates are functioning as pastors in various capacities in churches of many denominations in Canada and around the world.