United Theological Seminary


Become a compassionate and effective faith leader

Gain theological literacy and practical pastoral skills for a vocation in ministry. Whether you’re called to ordained parish ministry or board-certified chaplaincy, your M.Div. at United will prepare you to be a compassionate and effective faith leader in an ever-changing world. Choose from two tracks: a “general” M.Div. that is flexible and multi-faith, or one geared specifically toward church leadership. You can also customize your degree with a variety of electives that can be used toward denominational requirements or to specialize in a particular area of ministry or theology. WHO: Those interested in ordained ministry and board-certified chaplaincy REQUIREMENTS: 72 credits, can be completed in 3-7 years See all degree requirements here.


Concentrations to Focus Your Ministry

Leave United with the education you need to do the work you’re passionate about. Choose from one of these high-impact concentrations to focus your M.Div.: Social Transformation, Interreligious Chaplaincy, Biblical StudiesReligion and Theology, Theology and the Arts, Spiritual Direction, Methodist Studies, Presbyterian Studies, and UCC Studies.

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