Equipping, empowering and forming those called by God to serve the church
A versatile foundation for counseling, social work, chaplaincy, and vocational ministry
Are you passionate about making a difference in this world? The M.Div.-MSW Dual track degree program can prepare you for professional ministry where Christian theology and faith meet the pain and struggle of human life. You will learn to integrate the theory, knowledge, and skills required of pastors and social workers as they seek to be instruments of grace and peace.
Preparing pastors, elders, ministers, and church leaders for ministry in an urban context
You've been called to be a leader in an urban church setting. You want to grow in ministry, yet your educational needs are unique because the issues you deal with are specific to the urban context. Western Theological Seminary offers you:
Developing church leaders for mission and ministry around the world
The Master of Theology (Th.M.) program is designed to enable qualified graduates of post-baccalaureate degree programs in theology (i.e., the M.Div. degree or its equivalent) to broaden and deepen their theological knowledge. Students in the program will:
Providing a flexible professional program for nurturing your ministry identity
We offer you a Doctor of Ministry degree with a missional accent—and without a straightjacket!
Strengthen your practice of ministry by developing your capacity in critical biblical and theological reflection, reliable social research and cultural discernment, and missional vision and practice in ministry. Tailored learning units, peer collegiality, faculty mentoring, and annual on-campus seminars will nourish these capacities for learning and ministry leadership growth.