Degree Programs

Programs at a Glance

Master of Divinity (M.Div.)

A prerequisite for ordination in many Christian denominations, this professional degree combines vigorous academic studies with hands-on practice and reflection on ministry. Students enrolled in this degree program should be exploring some form of ordained ministry within their personal denomination.

Master of Arts in Professional Studies (M.A.P.S.)

Focused on theological reflection for the practice of ministry, this path is best suited for those who might serve as lay, diaconal, or recognized ministers in a specialized form of ministry.

Master of Theological Studies (M.T.S.)

Focused on the Biblical, historical, and theological foundations of the Christian faith, this degree path is suited towards careers in academia. Students focus on academic work and scholarly research under faculty direction.

Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.)

An advanced degree for those with at least three years of experience in ministry after receiving a Masters in Divinity. This doctoral program provides an opportunity for continued theological study and disciplined reflection on the practice of ministry.

Dual Degree (M.Div. or M.A.P.S./M.S.W.)

A degree path where students will earn both a Master of Divinity or Master of Arts in Professional Studies degree from Eden Theological Seminary and a Master of Social Work degree from the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University. Contact the Admissions department for more information about this program.

Master of Divinity

Purpose

To prepare students for some form of ordained ministry. A prerequisite for ordination in many Christian denominations, this professional degree combines vigorous academic studies with hands-on practice and reflection on ministry.

Learn more about the MDiv program by contacting us now. 314-961-3627 or [email protected].

Master of Arts in Professional Studies

Purpose

To educate leaders for the church, particularly those who wish to serve as lay, diaconal, or specialized ministers.

Learn more about the MAPS program by contacting us now. 314-961-3627 or [email protected].

Master of Theological Studies

Purpose

Students focus on academic work and scholarly research under faculty direction. Focused on the Biblical, historical, and theological foundations of the Christian faith, this degree path is suited towards careers in academia.

Learn more about the MTS program by contacting us now. 314-961-3627 or [email protected].

Doctor of Ministry

Purpose

To provide an opportunity for continued theological study and disciplined reflection on the practice of ministry. This is an advanced degree for those with at least three years of experience in ministry after receiving a masters degree.

Learn more about the DMin program by contacting us now. 314-961-3627 or [email protected].