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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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MA in Ministry Leadership

The Master of Arts in Ministry Leadership degree will deepen your understanding of Scripture and develop your skills for effective ministry leadership.

By studying at Moody’s Chicago campus, you will have access to challenging and diverse ministry opportunities. You’ll be able to practice leadership skills under the guidance of a field supervisor during an internship.

The Ministry Leadership degree provides advanced training for current and future pastors, administrators, business people, and managers in Christian organizations.

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Master of Divinity
Get equipped for ministry leadership and preaching.

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 have 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.


"Soon after I came to faith in 1979, I committed my life to full-time Christian service, and I told the Lord: whether it was pastoring, missions, or teaching, I’m willing to do whatever You want. In God’s providence, I’ve been able to be involved in all three."


Watch the video to find out more about Dr. James Coakley


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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