Union Presbyterian Seminary

Master On Campus
36 months
470 USD/credit
470 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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Students come to seminary for the Divinity program of the Union Presbyterian Seminary in search of knowledge, skills for ministry, and a profound experience in community of the gospel’s liberating power.


Graduates of the Divinity program of the Union Presbyterian Seminary serve in various capacities and ministerial settings: churches, camps, hospitals, schools, non-profit organizations, conference centers, and ecclesial governing bodies. UPSem has a placement rate of 92% within the first 12 months.

The program offer two pathways to the Master of Divinity degree. Biblical languages will no longer be required to complete the degree. However, the biblical languages will still be available to students who choose, or are required by their denomination, to complete those courses. The degree program, with or without the languages, will be 81 credit hours.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Old Testament
  • New Testament
  • History
  • Theology
  • Christian Ethics
  • Preaching and Worship

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




81 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Candidates for the M.Div. program normally must have received a bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) from a four-year college or university accredited by one of the nationally-recognized regional accrediting agencies in the United States, or hold an equivalent educational credential from another country.
  • Complete an application.
  • Send application fee ($50).
  • Request three references.
  • Request all transcripts.
  • Complete a background check. A background check is required of all applicants who are US Citizens, Resident Aliens, and International Applicants who have lived in the US for more than two years.
  • Return your personal disclosure statement.
  • Interview with a faculty member.
  • English Language Proficiency.
  • Financial requirements: An international student Certification of Funding form with bank statements showing available funds from each source of assistance.
  • Living Expenses (2018-2019 estimated costs).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    470 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 470 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    470 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 470 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.


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Union Presbyterian Seminary