Master of Divinity
United Theological Seminary

Program Details

In less than three years, you can earn your Master of Divinity primarily online from United Theological Seminary.  With its unique online platform, you have the option of attending live, on-campus classes virtually should your schedule permit.  Otherwise, you can watch recorded lectures and complete classwork independently during each semester.  United’s program is intended for professionals who want to become ordained or use their ministerial talents in teaching, counseling, nonprofit or other parachurch organization. There are on-campus requirements for this graduate degree program; some religious affiliations require more on-campus learning than others.  This online MDiv from United Theological Seminary includes optional concentrations:

  • Biblical interpretation
  • Chaplaincy and pastoral care
  • Church planting
  • Holy spirit and renewal
  • Ministry leadership
  • Preaching
  • Wesleyan and Methodist studies

% Online

Mostly Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

United Theological Seminary is accredited by:

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

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Essay/Writing Sample, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Statement of Purpose/Intent

Additional Info

  • Requires a minimum of two week-long intensives on campus, United Methodist students must attend Gathering Weeks (3 per year) on campus