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Master of Divinity

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This degree will help you:

  • Advance your biblical knowledge
  • Gain leadership and ministry competencies
  • Develop knowledge of Christian theologies, emphasizing Pentecostalism
  • Prepare for PhD or advanced terminal degree in Biblical Studies, Theological Studies, or Practical Ministry
  • Satisfy the educational requirements for ministerial ordination

Program Details

  • Advanced standing/accelerated options
  • Pentecostal focus and spirituality
  • Pentecostal scholars as faculty
  • Multiple modalities for courses
  • Flexible degree deliveries: on-campus, online, or hybrid


*Credit may be awarded based on prior degree completion and/or documented ministry experience. Ask your enrollment counselor for details.

Accelerated Program Paths

  • Undergraduate — Undergraduate students who enroll in our Pastoral Accelerator Program can complete both their undergraduate degree in ministry and their Master of Divinity in as little as 5 years!
  • Master’s Level — For graduates of, and current students in, Southeastern’s MAML or MATS programs, and ministerial graduate transfer students, the MDiv is a natural next step. Certain transfer credit hours and, in some cases prior ministry experience, can also be accepted toward your MDiv at SEU.

Program Tracks

The following degree concentrations are available.

Chaplaincy & Leadership

Fulfills all educational requirements for military chaplaincy; also beneficial for other chaplaincy careers (hospital, political, prison, sports, hospice, etc.)

Pastoral Care & Counseling

Beneficial for careers or ministry in pastoral care services, or for students interested in pursuing mental health licensure at another institution.

The School of Divinity (graduate programs) within the Barnett College of Ministry & Theology at Southeastern University is accredited by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS).

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