Wilfrid Laurier University - Faculty of Graduate Studies

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Theology (MA) and Divinity (MDiv) (Contextual)

Wilfrid Laurier University - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Faculty:Martin Luther University College
Degree:Master; Co-op
Field of Study:Divinity/Ministry(BD, MDiv.)
Theology/Theological Studies
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,869

Cost per year is for the 2019-2020 academic year (for 3 terms unless noted).

Careers:Professional Occupations in Religion


Earn both your Master of Arts (MA) in Theology and Master of Divinity (MDiv) in three years (nine consecutive terms) of full-time study. This double degree can also be completed on a part-time basis.

The MA/MDiv double-degree program is valuable if you are preparing for chaplaincy or congregational ministry, and desire a theological foundation and the coursework necessary to apply for accreditation with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO).

There are two fields to this program: Spiritual Care and Psychotherapy, and Public Faith and Spirituality.

The contextual option is for those preparing for congregational ministry. This option includes congregational placements, community placements and a full-year internship.


Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests

  • A bachelor's degree (normally with a minimum grade point average of B) from a recognized accredited university or university college.
  • Applications are reviewed by the Martin Luther University College Admissions Committee, which considers all prior university grades, personal statement, current CV and two letters of reference (one academic). Applicants must also complete a CASPer Test.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on December 12, 2019