Urbana Seminary's primary focus is to provide academic training in Bible, Theology, and Ministry for credit. Urbana Theological Seminary was founded in 2002 to provide degrees and classes taught from a perspective that is Biblical, Christ-centered, and academically rigorous. We offer the MASTER OF DIVINITY, MASTER OF ARTS IN RELIGION, and GRADUATE CERTIFICATE OF CHRISTIAN STUDIES programs. An application for admission to the programs is available from the office or below.

Master of Divinity

90 hours
The classic degree to prepare for pastoral ministry, the M.DIV. covers what’s needed to serve God in any vocational role. Provides the resources and tools to think as a Christian about how to approach ministry with people today.

Master of Arts in Religion

48 hours
The MAR combines a strong foundation in the theological disciplines with the flexibility to choose electives tailored to individual interests. Perfect for any serious Christian, especially those intimately involved in ministry.

Graduate Certificate of Christian Studies

27 hours
The Certificate allows a student to explore the theological curriculum. Opens the door to missions, further study, or serving God in lay positions.


10 classes
The endorsement allows those who do not wish to do the work for a credit course to collect Urbana Seminary CEUs. Please contact the office for more information.