The School of Theology is a graduate professional school offering an array of programs at the master’s and doctoral levels.
First-Level Professional Programs
|Master of Divinity||MDiv|
|Master of Sacred Music||MSM|
|Master of Divinity and Master of Sacred Music||MDiv/MSM|
|Master of Theological Studies||MTS|
Advanced Degree Programs
|Master of Sacred Theology||STM|
|Doctor of Ministry||DMin|
|Doctor of Philosophy in Practical Theology||PhD|
|Doctor of Theology||ThD|
- Nondegree Students (“Special Students”)
- Dual Degree Program with the School of Social Work
In this program, students work toward the Master of Social Work (MSW) while completing requirements for the MTS, the MDiv, or the DMin.
- Graduate Certificate in Fundraising Management
Students in the MDiv and MTS programs may complete a four-courses sequence through Metropolitan College (MET) in order to earn a Graduate Certificate in Fundraising Management as a part of their degree.
- Ministry Certificates
Students in any degree program may simultaneously pursue coursework leading to a certificate in evangelism, music ministry, Christian education, or spiritual formation. While open to all students, only United Methodists may apply this coursework toward denominational certification programs.
- Division of Religious & Theological Studies Programs
The Division of Religious & Theological Studies of the Graduate School of Arts & Sciences administers the Master of Arts and additional PhD programs. Most members of the School of Theology faculty are also members of this division, along with those working in cognate fields in other colleges and schools of the University.