Through a unique partnership between PLNU and NTS, you can now earn your Master of Divinity* without moving to Kansas City!


Why earn your Master of Divinity?

The Master of Divinity is recognized as the preferred program for preparation for Christian ministry. The MDiv provides students a broad education in biblical studies, theology, Christian formation and the practical aspects of ministry.  


Why choose to earn your NTS Master of Divinity at PLNU?*

High-Quality Master of Divinity Degree

 Earn a high-quality degree from NTS, a well-respected seminary in the Wesleyan-Holiness tradition.


 All units taken as part of the PLNU Master of Ministry program are at PLNU’s tuition rate of $225/unit.**  Scholarships are also available.


 This program offers a combination of convenient ways to take classes toward your MDiv degree.

  • Courses offered through PLNU's Master of Ministry program. (Units can be seamlessly transferred into an NTS MDiv progam.)  
  • NTS' on-campus modular courses offered on the PLNU campus. (Fulfills the 24-hours of required residency for an NTS MDiv degree). 
  • NTS' online or video-conference instruction.

Admission in PLNU's MMin is on a rolling basis, so students may begin during fall, spring, or summer. The curriculum is divided into weeklong intensive units that invite a strong sense of community among participants. The intensives allow students to focus on deep and meaningful learning in blocks of time that work with their schedule.


Contact Claire Buckley, assistant director of graduate admissions, for more information or to find out how to apply >


*Subject to approval by NTS' accrediting agency, the Association of Theological Schools.

**Once students complete the MMin degree, NTS tuition rates apply.