Selecting a degree program is an important step and you will find the full list of programs offered at Grand Rapids Theological Seminary outlined below. For more details on each degree please visit the individual degree program page.
The Master of Divinity degree is the historical standard in academic preparation for both vocational ministry and advanced theological study. The 94 credit program includes studying the Bible in the original languages (Greek and Hebrew) and the opportunity to specialize in an area of ministry.
Pastoral MinistriesSmall Group & Discipleship MinistriesFormation & Soul Care MinistriesChaplaincy MinistriesIntercultural MinistriesStudent and Family MinistriesAcademic Track
The M.A. Christian Formation program is designed to develop competency in the areas of Bible,Theology and educational ministry. The 65 credit program includes Ministry Residency and the opportunity to focus on an area of ministry specialization.
Small Group & Discipleship MinistriesInterdisciplinary StudiesStudent & Family MinistriesIntercultural MinistriesCampus & Student Development MinistriesFormation & Soul Care Ministries
The M.A. Counseling program teaches the foundational theories and skills essential to the practice of counseling and fulfills the academic requirement for state licensure (LPC). There are a number of options for specializing in an area of counseling.
Addictions (for CAADC certification)Interdisciplinary StudiesMulti-State LicensureSmall Group & Discipleship MinistriesStudent & Family MinistriesThesis Track (for Ph.D. prep)Trauma Counseling
The M.A. Interdisciplinary Studies program is designed to develop competency in the areas of Bible,Theology and ministry leadership. The 60 credit program includes multiple electives and the opportunity to select classes according to your particular interests. Students are encouraged to use this degree if they want to specialize in a specific area (Old Testament, New Testament, Systematic Theology, etc.)
The Master of Theology degree is intended to foster enhanced competency in a major field of study for those who have completed an MDiv or M.A. degree in a relevant theological discipline.
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