Master of Divinity
Our three-year MDiv program is designed to prepare you for transformative religious leadership in the church and society, often in an ordained capacity.
MDIV & Social Services Administration
A combined program that allows you to complete the requirements of the MDiv and SSA degrees simultaneously in four years.
Master of Arts
The MA (Religious Studies) is a two-year graduate program that focuses on the study of religion traditions, theology and ethics.
Master of Arts in Religious Leadership
MARL is a two-year program designed to prepare you to serve in a range of religious, faith-based, community and advocacy settings.
Master of Sacred Theology
The STM is a one-year program of advanced study beyond the Master of Divinity and designed for students who wish to study a theological topic with an advanced focus.
Doctor of Ministry in Preaching
Offered in collaboration with five other Chicago area seminaries and intended to improve your pastoral understanding of homiletics, and nurture your preaching skills.
Doctor of Philosophy
The CTS PhD program is an interdisciplinary degree emphasizing cultural criticism and textual hermeneutics oriented toward social justice.
The Certificate in Theological Studies offers religious education to those who want to study in the seminary setting – without admission to a master’s degree program.
Student At Large
SAL Status allows you to take courses in an area of interest at your own pace without the expectation to complete the requirements of a degree program.