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Divinity, M.Div.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
St Johnsbury, VT, United States| Online
Traditionally, our four-year M.Div. program includes three years of courses and one full year of internship. Now you can take courses and intern simultaneously, or finish earlier by studying/interning during the summers.
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Overview

We are excited that you are thinking about pursuing your call to be a leader in a Christian community. In addition to applying to Luther Seminary, M.Div. students are required to go through a candidacy process, according to the church body in which they are preparing to serve. The Student Resource Center can help you navigate this process.

Along with our on campus options, you can choose to pursue your degree from home through our Distributed Learning (DL) program. The DL program enables you to pursue your degree at your own pace, from just about anywhere.

Graduation requirements for the M.Div. degree:

  • 30 courses including Contextual Learning (internship, Christian Public Leader, clinical pastoral education and cross-cultural education)

Programme Structure

For more information visit the program website.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

English Language Requirements

  • 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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  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • Start your application - Complete the online application form to get the process started. 
  • In addition to the prerequisites listed for the specific degree program to which you are applying (M.Div., M.A., M.Th., or D.Min.), most international applicants will need to submit TOEFL or IELTS score
  • Submit your faith statement
  • Two recommendation forms from two different teachers (or professional reference if applicant’s most recent academic experience is more than five years ago)

  • A personal/other recommendation form from a non-family member

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1750 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1750 USD per module and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    1750 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1750 USD per module and a duration of 48 months.
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