CU’s online Master of Divinity program delivers the skills you need to take your ministry calling a step further.

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Program Details

Next Start Date: 5/08/2024
Course Length: 8 weeks
Estimated Length: 2 Years
Credit Hours: 75
Cost Per Credit: $319
Accreditation: SACSCOC

Master of Divinity Overview

Follow your calling and become equipped to advance the gospel through the church and into the world with Campbellsville University’s Masters of Divinity online program. Through this academically rigorous program, you’ll explore Christianity in-depth and develop the leadership skills it takes to do Christ’s work in the church and on the mission field. Delivered 100% online, the Masters of Divinity (MDiv) online allows you to balance your professional responsibilities with your studies while you prepare for a rewarding calling in ministry.


With our Masters of Divinity (MDiv) online program, you can create world change for Christ. When you graduate, you’ll be prepared to:

  • Pastor a church or serve on a church staff.
  • Serve as a military chaplain.
  • Serve in cross-culture and international missions.
  • Lead a nonprofit, faith-based organization.

Course Map

The online Masters of Divinity (MDiv) is a 75-hour program designed to establish a solid understanding of biblical, theological and ministry foundations. The online MDiv program offers three tracks of study:

  • Missions & Ministry Leadership
  • Biblical Studies
  • Pastoral Care & Chaplaincy

Students can complete the online MDiv program in as little as two years.

Admissions Requirements

The following are required for admission to the Campbellsville University School of Theology Master of Divinity program:

  1. Online application.
  2. Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  3. If the student’s overall undergraduate GPA is below 3.0, they must complete either the GRE (Graduate Record Exam) or the MAT (Miller Analogy Test).
  4. Submit a philosophy of Christian ministry essay, two to three pages in length, in which the applicant summarizes: his or her faith in Jesus Christ, call to Christian ministry, current title and place of service, and current ministry philosophy.
  5. Submit two (2) reference letters: 1) from a former professor and 2) from the applicant’s current local church pastor.
  6. Complete an interview with the Director of the Master of Divinity program.

Costs & Financial Aid

The Masters of Divinity online program costs $319 per credit hour. In order to help students afford their education, Campbellsville University’s staff is available to work with students to discover financial aid options.

Careers in Theology

When you graduate from Campbellsville University’s Masters of Divinity online program, you’ll have the professional expertise and skills necessary to advance your ministry calling. With your new academic credentials as a graduate, you’ll be qualified for a variety of positions, including:

Why CU Online?

Focused on Your Growth

Our well-rounded education in the arts and sciences is central to our goal of fostering your personal and professional growth.

Faith-Based Education

Founded in 1906 as a Christian university, we welcome diverse perspectives and prepare students to become Christian servant leaders.

Affordable and Convenient

Campbellsville seeks to provide an affordable education for its students. Our online degree programs are in a convenient format, so you can study whenever and wherever you want.


Campbellsville University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates, associate, baccalaureate, master's and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the status of Campbellsville University.

Benefits of Learning Online

Campbellsville University offers several dynamic online degrees so that students can continue their education and hone their skills. Campbellsville’s online campus has been recognized as one of the best by numerous outlets. The institution’s faculty members have real-world experience in their fields, so students can get a glimpse of working in their prospective career. Students can also conveniently fit online coursework into their busy schedules.

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