As you pursue God's unique calling on your life, you need a seminary education that can prepare you to hit the ground running, ready for relevant, real-world ministry in this world. You also need degree options that fit your life situation.

Calvin Seminary's academic programs are designed to equip you for your calling with its deeply-held foundation in Reformed Christian theology and intentional focus on the church as God's agent of hope for the world. In all of the Seminary's programs, you will find excellent teaching from superb theological minds, a commitment to whole-person formation for ministry and above all, a deep reverence for the beauty and power of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Master Degrees

Certificate Program

Doctoral and Postgraduate Degrees

Time to Degrees

Program Time to Degree
Master of Divinity3-4 Years
Master of Arts (MA)2 Years
Master of Arts in Missional Theology (MAMT)4 Years
Master of Theological Studies (MTS)2-3 Years
Master of Theology (ThM)1-2 Years
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)5 Years
Doctor of Ministry (DMin)5 Years

You can count on a Calvin Theological Seminary education to be:

Biblically grounded

Thoughtfully Reformed

Committed to personal spiritual formation

Academically excellent

Designed for authentic Christian ministry

Filled interdisciplinary connections


Cross-cultural and inclusive

Responsive to global Christianity

Innovative in learning and teaching

Spiritually alive


View Our Academic Catalog

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