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Decide to Prepare for a Lifetime of Ministry

Pursue Your Graduate Ministry Degree at Cedarville University

The decisions you make in your life and career matter. Deciding where you will study and be equipped for effective ministry has profound impact, shaping your theological understanding and setting a trajectory for future service. Choose wisely!

Cedarville University promises you an excellent, biblically faithful education. Whatever online or residential ministry program you choose, your courses will challenge you to think deeply and love God passionately while preparing you to serve His Church with a heart for people and a humility in your leadership.

Make the most of the gifts God has given you to honor Him. Decide now to explore a ministry degree from Cedarville University.

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Develop Your Gifts. Have a Greater Impact.

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Why Pursue a Graduate Ministry Degree at Cedarville?

With strong biblical theology and practical application, Cedarville’s graduate ministry programs will equip you for effective lay or vocational ministry.

MASTER OF DIVINITY (residential): 

  • Three accelerated completion options, including a 5-year B.A. to M.Div., offer lower costs and a quicker pathway to ministry. 
  • Eight specializations equip you to serve in: 
    • academic ministry 
    • biblical apologetics 
    • biblical care and counseling 
    • missions 
    • pastoral ministry 
    • women’s ministry 
    • worship and theology 
    • youth and family ministry

MASTER OF MINISTRY (online):

  • Practical ministry training that can be applied to any vocation 
  • 38 credit hours that can be completed in one year 

MASTER OF ARTS IN BIBLICAL LEADERSHIP (online):

  • Biblical knowledge and practical skills you need to provide effective biblically based leadership 
  • Offered in collaboration with Cedarville's successful M.B.A. program 
  • 36 credit hours that can be completed in one year

MASTER OF ARTS IN WORSHIP AND THEOLOGY (online):

  • Biblical knowledge and practical worship skills for effective worship ministry 
  • Offered in partnership with the Department of Music and Worship 
  • 36 credit hours that can be completed in one year