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Master's Degrees

M.A. (Christian Thought)

In this program, you’ll gain a strong biblical foundation and deep understanding of theology that will allow you to engage meaningfully with your community as you apply the Christian faith to the cultural and social issues of the day.

M.A. (Theological Studies)

Our theological studies program will offer you the opportunity to develop a deep understanding of Scripture and biblical interpretation. Gain the insight that will empower you to serve in vocational ministry through Christian education and scholarship.

Marital and Family Therapy (M.A.)

Our marital and family therapy program combines Christian theology with clinical practice and theory, so you're prepared to provide therapy to couples and families and bring hope to those who are hurting. This program fulfills the requirements for licensure as a marriage and family therapist in California.

Master of Divinity (M.Div)

Bethel's Master of Divinity program gives you the knowledge and skills to lead as a teacher, pastor, or chaplain or pursue a seminary doctoral degree. You’ll study theology and Scripture, gain a Christian worldview, and develop personally and spiritually so that you’re prepared to follow your calling.

Mental Health Counseling (M.A.)

Bethel's mental health counseling program will equip you with the skills to provide the highest level of care for those with mental health issues by integrating clinical practice through the lens of faith. You'll also work alongside individuals pursuing the same field, led by faculty committed to your success.

Ministry (M.A.)

This program is designed to prepare and inspire you to fulfill your highest passions in ministry. We'll provide you with the framework, theories, and practices that produce the best results.

Doctoral Degrees

Doctor of Ministry (D.Min)

Bethel's Doctor of Ministry program will help you become a scholar, teacher, minister, and leader with the confidence and vision to engage your church and society in ways that could transform lives. Choose from two program delivery options: fully online or online with on-campus intensives.

Certificates

Anglican Studies Certificate

Our Anglican Studies Certificate will equip you with the tools to lead and serve in the Anglican church.

Biblical Studies Certificate

The Biblical Studies Certificate is a flexible, condensed selection of Bethel Seminary’s foundational courses, giving adult learners a framework for biblical interpretation that will serve them well in any ministry or industry context.

Ministry Practice Certificate

Bethel's Ministry Practice Certificate will expand your knowledge of God's word and provide practical application for ministry in the church and beyond.

Bethel University is a private institution and it is approved to operate by the California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education. More information such as performance fact sheets for each of our programs, our annual reports, or our catalog can be found on our California Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education accreditation site.

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