Tyndale Seminary Degree Comparison Chart

Degree Options Courses Required Duration Online
Graduate Diploma 9 1 year Full
Master of Theological Studies (MTS) 18 2 years Full
Master of Divinity (MDiv) 27 3 years Full/Some
Post-Graduate Diploma 8 1.5 - 2 years None
Master of Theology (ThM) 6 courses + 1 thesis 1 year None
Doctor of Ministry (DMin) 12 3 years None/DL
Post-Doctor of Ministry Certificate (Post-DMin) 3 3 years None

Program Duration is based on a traditional, full-time course load of nine courses per year. Program may be completed part-time over a longer period of time.


  • Full: can be completed fully online
  • Some: some courses can be completed online

Full/Some: You can complete the entire MDiv Interdisciplinary major online. You may also take up to 18 of the 27 courses required for other Master of Divinity programs online.

≈ The Distance Learning phase of the DMin degree is completed off campus but may not require an online component.

Please note: due to COVID-19 campus closures, Tyndale Seminary will continue to deliver all courses online using our web-based online (asynchronous), livestream and hybrid (online/livestream) delivery formats.
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