Master of Divinity (MDiv)

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Cairn University is committed to preparing shepherds and teachers for the local church.

Prepare for pastoral leadership in local churches focused on the Word of God. Study the Bible cover-to-cover while developing a foundational understanding of Christian doctrine and applied theology, preparing to approach pastoral responsibilities ranging from counseling to financial management with a biblical perspective.

Program Highlights

  • Study in a multidenominational conservative evangelical setting, united around a shared statement of faith and enhanced by the richness of a diverse classroom representing over 40 denominations.
  • Prepare to read the Bible in the original language through two years each of Greek and Hebrew.
  • Earn a seminary degree while benefiting from robust university resources, including library access, student services, and campus events.
  • Attend class on Tuesdays and Thursdays, accommodating flexible work schedules.
  • Students who have previously taken Bible courses from an accredited university or college may be eligible for up to 30 credits of advance standing
New students could save 50% off their entire MDiv tuition cost!  Contact an admissions representative today for details.  Limited scholarships are available.
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To enter the program, the candidate will:

To complete the program, the candidate will:

  • Successfully complete all required coursework with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Successfully complete the Capstone Project.


For more information about the Master of Divinity degree program, contact Gwen Dorsey, Admissions Counselor, at

Typical Program Curriculum

Semester Course
Fall #1 BIB 701 The Pentateuch
BIB 712  Pauline Epistles
THE 601 Overview of Christian Theology
Spring #1 BIB 702 Old Testament Narrative Literature
BIB 711 Gospels and Acts
Summer #1 CHM** Introduction to Ministry
CHM** Philosophy of Ministry
Fall #2 BIB 703 Old Testament Prophets
BIB 704
Psalms and Wisdom Literature
PMN** Preaching and Teaching I
Spring #2 BIB 713  General Epistles and Revelation
PMN**  Preaching and Teaching II
Summer #2 THE 701 Church History
CHM 621 The Spiritual Life

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