Master of Divinity

The Master of Divinity (M.Div.) is the flagship degree of Beeson Divinity School. It combines academic and practical training to prepare pastors for full-time ministry. This degree offers a balanced curriculum of Biblical studies, historical and theological studies, spiritual formation, and ministry leadership development.

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Master of Arts in Theological Studies

The Master of Arts in Theological Studies (M.A.T.S.) is a general academic degree. It is designed for laypeople who want to broaden and deepen their understanding of the Christian faith. Admission to this degree is selective and limited to 10% of the total student body.

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Joint Degrees

Beeson offers these dual degrees in conjunction with the other schools of Samford University:
M.Div./M. Ed.
M.Div./J.D.
M.Div./M.M.
M.Div./M.B.A.
M.Div./M.S.W.
M.A.T.S./J.D.
M.A.T.S./M.S.W.