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Master of Divinity (MDiv)

MDiv Program Overview

Master of Divinity Degree

The Master of Divinity Degree, both in our hybrid flex and fully online format, seeks to “prepare faith and thought leaders to engage relevant, restorative and revolutionary ministry.” The MDiv Program envisions opportunities for “a diverse and inclusive community of learners” and provides “resources, tools and strategies for effective leadership.” The MDiv is the standard degree required by many denominations for professional ministry in the US and Canada.

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MDiv Requirements 

Master of Divinity Program

The Master of Divinity degree program is open to women and men who:

  • possess a BA, BS, or equivalent undergraduate degree from an accredited four-year college (applicants holding degrees or diplomas from another country may be required to provide a translated copy and to provide further information to help the admissions committee determine equivalency).
  • demonstrate evidence of an ability to do graduate-level study, primarily assessed through the written answers to the application essay questions and through recommendations.
  • are able to articulate an understanding of their call to ministry in a manner that is appropriate to their own experience and faith tradition.
  • belong to a community of faith or have a specific ministry setting in which the applicant exercises responsibility.

If you want to be a part of a diverse & inclusive community NYTS is the place for you.

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Reverend LaKeesha Walrond, Ph.D.