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CERTIFICATE OF THEOLOGICAL STUDIES

Brite Divinity 22The C.T.S. program allows non-degree seeking students to pursue graduate theological education to enhance their faith and practice and, in some cases, to prepare for specialized ministries in the church and community. Students may complete the Certificate through a complement of core courses in general studies or by focusing in an area of specialized interest. (21 credit hours)
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DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

DSC_0324Brite offers this advanced academic degree in the areas of Biblical Interpretation and Pastoral Theology and Pastoral Care, equipping students with the range of skills needed for careers in academic teaching, independent research, and leadership within the church. (48 hours, plus languages, qualifying exams, and a dissertation)
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DOCTOR OF MINISTRY

Brite-Divinity-28The D.Min. degree is an advanced professional program intended to enhance the pastoral leadership of persons who hold the M.Div. degree or its equivalent, who have worked in a ministerial context for at least three years after earning the M.Div. degree, and who continue in the tasks and responsibilities of ministry during the course of their doctoral study. (33 hours)
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MASTER OF THEOLOGY

144The Th.M. degree is an advanced master’s program that provides for further development in a particular area of interest and prepares students for a variety of vocations, including study at the doctoral level, teaching at some institutions, or enhanced ministerial practice. (24 hours)
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MASTER OF ARTS IN THEOLOGY AND MINISTRY

Brite-Divinity-24The M.A.T.M. degree couples rich theological inquiry with formative practices to prepare leaders for lay ministry, diaconal and, in some traditions, ordained ministry, or for service in bi-vocational settings such as teaching, business, social work, NGOs, and non-profit organizations. (48 credit hours)
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MASTER OF THEOLOGICAL STUDIES

DSC_0327The M.T.S. program provides for critical and constructive reflection informed by the study of a range of theological disciplines. This degree may serve as a foundation for advanced theological studies or as a vehicle for the enhancement of one’s own faith and understanding. (49 credit hours)
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MASTER OF DIVINITY

Brite-Divinity-31The M.Div. degree at Brite is designed to educate informed leaders who are prepared to engage in effective, critically imaginative ministry in a variety of contemporary contexts. This comprehensive theological and ministerial degree is the primary course of study for those seeking ordination in most traditions. (81 credit hours)
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COLLABORATIVE DEGREES

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Brite Divinity School in collaboration with the Neeley School of Business: M.Div./M.B.A., M.A.T.M./M.B.A. and M.T.S./M.B.A.
Master of Divinity concentrations have expanded to include Biblical Studies, Black Church Studies, Military Chaplaincy, Pastoral Care, and Sexual and Gender Justice. Declaring a concentration is not required but indicates focused preparation for a future vocation or for advanced study. Read More

HarrisBrite Divinity School in collaboration with the TCU Department of Social Work: M.Div./M.S.W., M.A.T.M./M.S.W., M.T.S./M.S.W.
Master of Divinity concentrations have expanded to include Biblical Studies, Black Church Studies, Military Chaplaincy, Pastoral Care, and Sexual and Gender Justice. Declaring a concentration is not required but indicates focused preparation for a future vocation or for advanced study. Read More