• Moody Theological Seminary - Chicago


    Moody Theological Seminary's degree programs prepare you to: 

    • Better know the Bible 
    • Apply biblical truths to life
    • Communicate the Scriptures with relevance

    A degree from MTS partners Bible training with real ministry experience. So whether you plan to use your training for full-time ministry, to serve in your church or community or teach the Bible to others, MTS equips you to impact the world for Christ.

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    Master of Divinity

    With MTS's 90-credit-hour Master of Divinity degree, learn to effectively communicate the truth of God's Word, as well as interpret and study the original biblical languages.

    Through in-depth Bible and practical ministry training, you will be equipped to minister full-time in churches or parachurch organizations in the United States or abroad.

    You'll specialize and gain expertise in one of these emphases:

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    Master of Divinity
    Get equipped for ministry leadership and preaching.

    Master of Divinity (Online)
    Equip yourself for ministry leadership and preaching and apply it right away.

    Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
    Learn to integrate psychological truths with a biblical perspective for a future as a counselor or therapist.

    Master of Arts in Ministry Leadership
    Be prepared for effective Christian leadership in ministry, business, teaching, missions or other fields.

    Master of Arts in Spiritual Formation and Discipleship
    Be equipped to help others grow spiritually, through a foundation of Bible, systematic theology and spiritual formation.

    Master of Arts [Biblical Studies]
    Learn to understand, interpret and apply the Word of God.

    Master of Arts [Intercultural and Urban Studies]
    This blend of collaborative intercultural ministry, biblical interpretation and application with intercultural awareness will prepare you for ministry in diverse cultural settings.

    Graduate Certificates
    Increase your knowledge and training with certificates in Biblical Foundation, Biblical Studies, Intercultural Studies, Ministry Leadership, Spiritual Formation and Discipleship and Vocational Stewardship.


    As a student at Moody Theological Seminary, you get more than an advanced Bible education. Our world-class faculty has traveled the globe ministering to others in Christ’s name, and they will train you to do the same. 

    Your faculty mentors will work with you to develop your own ministry focus and give you the knowledge and tools you need to apply it to others.


    MTS is committed to helping you graduate with as little loans as possible—so that you can launch into ministry without the burden of debt. Every year Moody awards scholarships and grants to students who both display academic excellence and monetary need. 

    These financial aid options allows Moody to offer quality Bible training at an affordable cost and tremendous value.

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    Moody Theological Seminary is located in the heart of Chicago's Near North area. Here, hundreds of rescue missions, prisons, youth programs and retirement homes provide chances to practice ministry as you learn.

    With over 2.7 million people from various cultures and economic backgrounds living in the nation's third largest city, you have a ripe mission field at your doorstep.

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