Master of Divinity
Do you desire to shepherd God’s people skillfully and effectively?
The Masters in Divinity equips you with the theological adeptness as well as the practical skills needed to become an effective pastor or minister.
It prepares students for leadership positions in real-world Christian ministry, with a specific focus on preparing them for ordination. The MDiv program is designed to produce well-rounded pastors and preachers who can proclaim God’s Word precisely and lead the church’s ministries effectively.
Mentorship from Experienced Faculty
Our faculty members come from diverse and impressive academic and professional backgrounds. They include accomplished ministers, pastors, coaches, counselors, researchers, and published authors that can mentor you along your spiritual and professional journey.
NEBCS is committed to making high-quality biblical education affordable and accessible to everyone who desires it. We offer low-cost tuition as well as generous financial aid and merit scholarships to make sure that no student is excluded from attending due to financial constraints.
We provide flexible options for students with busy schedules to balance work, personal commitments and education. Choose how you want to attend classes, in-person or online, and take courses at your own pace. Check the learning formats section for more details.
The ministry internship requirement provides students with valuable real-world experience, professional networking opportunities, personal growth, and academic credit.
It is an essential step in preparing students to become effective and compassionate ministry professionals who can make a positive impact on their communities and the world.
Small Class Size
Small classes provide excellent interaction with faculty and ministry professionals.
Our students experience individualized attention, greater participation and collaboration, improved academic performance, and a supportive learning environment.
Growing up in a Christian family, I have heard Scripture teachings and have been a Christian most of my life.
However, I have never been afforded the opportunity of being formally taught more about the Bible from such knowledgeable professors.
By taking classes at New England Bible College, my understanding of the Bible has increased exponentially. Most importantly, I am being trained to be an effective defender of my faith and am better able to fulfill the Great Commission.
To gain a solid understanding of the authorship, historical context, literary structure, and overarching themes of the books of the Bible.
To gain a solid understanding of church history, Christian doctrine, and current theological trends and issues.
To become equipped with practical ministry skills such as preaching, leadership, counseling, pastoral care and administration.
To effectively preach and teach the Word with clarity, conviction, and authority.
To become prepared for ordination.
To be able to perform graduate level theological research and writing.
FLEXIBLE LEARNING FORMATS
FOR BUSY STUDENTS AND WORKING PROFESSINALS
All courses are also available synchronously via Zoom meetings for added convenience.
Students can also take courses one at a time without full-time enrollment requirements, allowing for a lighter workload
INDEPENDENT STUDY COURSES
Our independent study courses allow students to work one-on-one with a professor to complete a course at an agreed pace.
Get the classroom experience while maintaining your commitments and schedule!
What can I do with this degree?
Our Master of Divinity equips you with the skills to become a proficient and effective Christian leader or professional, capable of providing spiritual guidance and support, as well as engaging in social justice work and community development.
Career paths can include:
Counseling & Social Work
Gain the skills needed to shepherd God's people effectively.
NEBCS has been beneficial in preparing me to pastor several different church congregations.
The seminary and Dr. Terry Smith have helped equip me for a commissioning to preach through sharing the knowledge of God’s Holy Word, to me and others under Godly tutelage and leadership.
David W. Fox
Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following for admission:
Non-refundable application fee of $25.00
Minimum of two references, one of which must be from the applicant’s pastor, the other(s) from an employer, teacher, or mentor mailed directly to NEBC/GES. All references must be from non-family members.
Applicants may be asked to submit high school or college transcripts and/or test scores.
Applicants may be invited to interview prior to admission.
NEBCS has rolling admissions. The recommended application submission date for all degree programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels is August 1 for the Fall Semester,
and December 15 for the Spring Semester.
TUITION, FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS
We offer low-cost tuition between $3,600-$8,200 for master's degree programs.
We also offer generous financial aid and merit scholarships to ensure all students can attend, regardless of personal finances. If you sincerely desire to attend but are worried about the cost, please talk to one of our advisors.