Union Presbyterian Seminary offers five degree programs

Master of Arts in Christian Education

  • The purpose of the M.A.C.E. degree program is to prepare women and men to become professional educators in Christian congregations or other educational settings.
  • Graduates of the Master of Christian Education program serve in various capacities and ministerial settings: churches, camps, schools, non-profit organizations, conference centers, and ecclesial governing bodies.

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Master of Divinity

  • Students come to seminary for the M.Div. degree program in search of knowledge, skills for ministry, and a profound experience in community of the gospel’s liberating power.
  • Graduates of the Master of Divinity program serve in various capacities and ministerial settings: churches, camps, hospitals, schools, non-profit organizations, conference centers, and ecclesial governing bodies.

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Master of Divinty/Master of Arts in Christian Education

  • Students in this program plan to make Christian education a significant part of their ministry, whether or not they seek ordination.
  • Dual degree graduates serve as associate pastors of Christian education, youth ministers, hospital chaplains, campus ministers, camp and conference directors, “solo” pastors with a full range of responsibilities, and in other roles.

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Master of Theology

  • The purpose of the Th.M. degree is to provide an additional year of academic preparation beyond the Master of Divinity degree for Christian leadership in pastoral and educational ministries, or in preparation for further graduate work.
  • Master of Theology graduates have an advanced understanding of a focused area or discipline in the context of general theological study.

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Doctor of Philosophy

  • The purpose of the Ph.D. degree is to develop scholarly leadership for the church and the many and diverse communities to which it ministers.
  • Our graduates serve in seminaries, colleges, universities, congregations, denominational agencies, and other contexts of pastoral and administrative leadership.

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