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Program outcomes

Through the completion of your M.Div. at Multnomah, you’ll…

  • Exhibit spiritual growth as a wholehearted disciple of Jesus Christ, through engaging the recognized practices of Christian formation nourished by the Word of God and empowered by the Holy Spirit, and be able to guide others in a similar personal relationship with Christ
  • Learn how to effectively understand and engage your cultural context
  • Develop a deep knowledge of the Bible and competence in biblical interpretation
  • Become a competent and Christ-like ministry leader in the Church and the marketplace
  • Learn to reflect theologically on life and ministry from biblical, historical and constructive theological perspectives consistent with evangelical orthodoxy

Admission requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 32 semester hours from an accredited college or university
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Complete and submit application and necessary documentation

Graduation requirements

  • Complete required program credits with at least 39 credits earned at Multnomah
  • Earn a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
  • Satisfactorily complete all mentored ministry with mentor’s recommendation
  • Demonstrate potential for success in Christian ministry
  • Normally complete the program within a six-year period from the date of matriculation

What can I do with this degree?

Through the M.Div. program at Multnomah University, you’ll establish a strong foundation for leadership in a variety of ministry settings, such as local church leadership, cross-cultural ministry, chaplaincy, and community development. By engaging in elective courses that align with your passions and interest, as well as experiencing one-on-one mentorship, you will be well equipped to follow your unique calling — wherever God leads you.