Master of Divinity
George Fox University

Program Details

George Fox University offers an online Master of Divinity degree for those interested in professional ministry and doctoral programs.  The program consists of solid, foundational courses in biblical studies, theology, and pastoral ministry along with spiritual formation coursework that enriches personal development and personal capacity for healthy leadership.  The curriculum is committed to the spiritual formation of students, so they are prepared to engage the world for the sake of Christ and act with Christlikeness.  You will study the Bible and theology while gaining tools for exegeting the cultural contexts where you will serve through historical, theological, and cultural reflection.  Students also grow spiritually and morally while learning to relate to others through Jesus Christ’s missions and ministries and to support the transformation of societies through personal and social holiness motivated by love. 

Specializations are available in numerous areas, including:

  • Biblical Studies 
  • Chaplaincy 
  • Christian History and Theology 
  • Creation Care 
  • Intercultural Studies 
  • Spiritual Direction and Supervision

% Online

Mostly Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS)

School Accreditation & Licensing

George Fox University is accredited by:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Interview, Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Students attend a three-day orientation in August and meet for one week each semester.