Master of Divinity
Western Seminary

Program Details

Western Seminary offers an online Master of Divinity degree to the nontraditional student.  This program prepares students for a variety of leadership roles in the church and on a global scale.  Graduates may pursue positions in pastoral ministry, chaplaincy, teaching, and missionary work.  Courses include but are not limited to:

  • Hermeneutics
  • Church history
  • Transformational leadership
  • Hebrew syntax and reading

Take on advanced studies in Bible, theology, spiritual formation, language, and ministry skills.  Classes are led by experienced ministry practitioners.  Students have access to an extensive online library throughout their distance learning experience.  Reach your professional, personal, and spiritual goals with an online master’s at Western Seminary.


This program requires two visits to the Portland campus.

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Official transcripts
  • Four references

School Accreditation Statement

Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities