master of divinity

Master of Divinity

ACTS Seminaries offers a Master of Divinity to fill the growing need for energetic and strong Christian leaders to minister, educate, and lead our communities of Christian believers.

The centerpiece to our MDIV program is its focus on Christian leadership development (CLD). Graduates are equipped with the essential skills necessary for leading thriving ministries. ACTS prepares students with the spiritual maturity and practical ministry competencies required to lead a vibrant and healthy Christian community.

Focused on Christian Leadership Development

Focused on practical and relevant ministry skills

Customizable for specific denominational needs

Program design is informed by current ministry leaders

Financial Aid and Grants Available

Graduates are prepared to make a difference leading in the following settings:

Lead Pastoral Ministry
Adult, Children, Youth, and Young Adult Ministry
Professional Para-Church Organizations
Religious Education
Recovery Ministries
Church Planting
Church Administration & Management

Specializations are available in the following areas:

Chaplaincy / Pastoral care
Children’s Ministry
Cross-Cultural Ministry and Missions
Church Ministries
Church History
Biblical Studies
Theological Studies

  The training I received through the MDIV program has equipped me to face ministry challenges with confidence. ACTS holistic approach to ministry has prepared me not only to preach, counsel and lead in a world skeptical of faith, but it has enriched my soul with the Gospel. 

– Keith Whitaker,
Young Adults Pastor, North Shore Alliance Church


A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college with a minimum 2.5 GPA (on a 4.0 GPA scale). (Note: a limited number of applicants from unaccredited colleges or applicants without bachelor degrees may be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis).

 Confess faith in Jesus, be members in or connected with a local church, and possess a desire for academic, ministerial and spiritual growth within the ACTS Seminaries community.

Program Requirements

Master of Divinity (MDiv)

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