Master of Divinity
The Master of Divinity (M.Div.) is the flagship degree of Beeson Divinity School. It combines academic and practical training to prepare pastors for full-time ministry. This degree offers a balanced curriculum of Biblical studies, historical and theological studies, spiritual formation, and ministry leadership development.
Master of Arts in Theological Studies
The Master of Arts in Theological Studies (M.A.T.S.) is a general academic degree. It is designed for laypeople who want to broaden and deepen their understanding of the Christian faith. Admission to this degree is selective and limited to 10% of the total student body.
Beeson offers these dual degrees in conjunction with the other schools of Samford University: