36 months
633 USD/credit 18990 USD/year
633 USD/credit 18990 USD/year
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Divinity from Columbia Theological Seminary may lead to careers such as pastor, teacher, evangelist, chaplain, missionary, or a variety of ordained church leadership opportunities.


At Divinity from Columbia Theological Seminary, full-time students complete this 31 course program in three years. Educating the mind, heart, and spirit, the Divinity program at Columbia Theological Seminary provides a common core of intellectual and practical learning that readies students for a vocation of faith. Columbia Theological Seminary’s MDiv program challenges students to look anew at Christian tradition and reflect upon its contemporary significance. 

Learning outcomes

It prepares them to transform that reflection into action in ministry with the people of God. From critical perspectives-biblical, historical-doctrinal, and practical-faculty and students examine the crucial challenges of ministry today. Biblical studies, theology, worship, church history, and pastoral leadership provide the grounding for dynamic ministry.

Students in this program have the option of pursuing a dual degree with the Masters of Arts in Practical Theology degree program to add specialization.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Old Testament Interpretation
  • New Testament Interpretation
  • Christian Theology
  • Pastoral Care
  • Divinity Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


90 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • $50 application fee, nonrefundable.
  • Resume/cv of professional and academic experience.
  • University, college or seminary transcripts from each institution you have attended, regardless of whether you earned a degree.
  • Letters of recommendation from those who know you best.
  • Academic writing sample from within the past five years, which demonstrates your ability to think and write in a clear, nuanced manner about an academic subject of your choice.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 633 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    18990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 633 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Decatur

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

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


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