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Divinity, M.Div.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
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For nearly 65 years, Talbot’s Master of Divinity program has been equipping servant leaders to make disciples worldwide by developing in them an accurate knowledge of the Word of God, the skills necessary to communicate the Gospel effectively, and character worthy of the kingdom of our Lord Jesus Christ to lead the church.

About

Talbot graduates report that they are highly satisfied with their ability to think theologically, their knowledge of Christian philosophy and ethics, ability to use and interpret Scripture, to teach well and give spiritual direction. They also strongly agree that their faith became stronger while at Talbot, that faculty were supportive and understanding and that they are able to integrate theology and ministry.

At Talbot, you will join a community of scholar-practitioners who are committed to the Bible, your spiritual growth and to preparing you for a lifetime of service in a variety of settings as you receive a first-rate theological education with our flexible degree program. Choose from various course formats (on campus, online or hybrid) that will allow you to move quickly and conveniently through your program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Spiritual Theology and Formation
  • Personal Foundations for Spiritual Formation
  • Spiritual Direction
  • Spiritual Formation, Vocation, and the Disciplines

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    • Duration description
      3-5 years
  • Credits
    79 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • All applicants must hold the Bachelor of Arts degree, or its academic equivalent, with a 2.6 (on a 4.0 scale) grade point average.Those not meeting this latter requirement, if accepted, will be placed on probation.
  • Graduates from approved unaccredited colleges, if accepted, will be granted provisional acceptance, though exceptions may be made when the grade point average is 3.0 or higher. 
  • Students who have not had Greek but wish to take it in seminary may take Beginning Greek at Talbot (NT 501, 502) and receive elective credit applicable toward the graduation requirement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    621 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 621 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    621 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 621 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for La Mirada

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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