Master of Divinity
Grand Canyon University

Program Details

The online Master of Divinity (MDiv) provides the foundation for advanced study and a successful career in church leadership (evening classes are also offered on campus). Grand Canyon Theological Seminary's pastorally oriented curriculum emphasizes the significance of the gospel, the church and the kingdom of God. Prepare for your mission and capture the crucial components of a well-rounded theological education that inspire a life of faithful ministry. In the Master of Divinity program, you are exposed to a profound depth of ministry training and biblical and theological study to increase your wisdom. From a scholarly perspective, you investigate Christian doctrine, biblical interpretation, leadership and pastoral care. Through a progression of learning, you also gain insight in the areas of Christian ethics, preaching and apologetics. The MDiv Residency is strategically designed to further your learning in a conference-style environment at key points within the program of study. During MDiv Residency, you are equipped to minister with wisdom and sensitivity in the local church and other Christian organizations.


  • Accredited bachelor’s degree from a GCU-approved institution with a 2.8 GPA or higher
  • Must attend 3 on-campus week-long residency components
  • Must affirm the University’s Doctrinal Statement and the College’s Covenant

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission