BA/MA or Master of Divinity in Pastoral Studies

Become equipped to lead a church
Our graduate Pastoral Studies program has two options: you can get a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts or earn a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Divinity. Both options will equip you to lead a church or minister on a church staff. You’ll participate in biblical interpretation and reflection as you prepare for church ministry. Start taking master’s courses in the final semester of your undergraduate degree

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About Moody

When you study at Moody Bible Institute, your ministry-focused education prepares you to serve God wherever He calls you. Learn from professors with real-life and academic experience as you engage in community with other students. You’ll gain life-transforming spiritual growth through your rigorous biblical and theological studies. At Moody, God transforms the world through you.

Location: Chicago

  • Five-Year BA/MA Degree (150 Credits total)
  • Six-Year BA/MA with optional MDIV (87 additional credits)

Sample Courses

  • Pastoral Theology (BA)
  • Pastoral Care and Counseling (BA)
  • Hermeneutics for Preaching (MA)
  • Biblical Spiritual Formation (MA)

Student Life

  • Spiritual Enrichment at Chapel and Student Conferences
  • 300+ Chicago Ministry Sites
  • 18:1 Student-Teacher Ratio
  • 45,000 Alumni Around the World

Financial Aid

  • On-campus undergraduate students enjoy a $12,600 full-tuition scholarship sponsored by donors, and a Moody seminary education is easier than ever to afford at $475 per credit hour.
  • You pay for room, board, and books.
  • Additional financial aid includes loans, grants, scholarships, and VA benefits.

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