Exagora Theological Seminary

Program Overview

A general overview of the degree program


  • Prerequisite: Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent
  • Requirements: Completion of coursework, ministry formation, and supervised ministry experience.
  • Format: Textbook and Essay + Practicum


The Master of Divinity (M.Div.) program of study is designed to provide students with a comprehensive theological education and practical training for ministry. The program is intended to prepare students for leadership roles in religious organizations and institutions, with a particular focus on pastoral ministry, chaplaincy, or other ministry-related fields.

Through the program, students will have the opportunity to study a wide range of theological and biblical topics, including theology, biblical studies, church history, ethics, pastoral care, and homiletics. They will also engage in supervised ministry experiences, which provide opportunities for hands-on training in ministry contexts.

Exagora Theological Seminary’s M.Div. program shall include the following components:

  1. Coursework: Students will be required to complete a minimum of 72 credit hours of coursework in theology, biblical studies, church history, ethics, pastoral care, and homiletics. Some courses may be chosen by the student based on their area of interest or specialization.

  2. Ministry Formation: Students will be required to engage in various ministry formation activities, such as retreats, workshops, and spiritual direction. These activities are designed to help students develop their personal and spiritual lives, as well as their capacity to minister to others.

  3. Supervised Ministry Experience: Students will be required to complete a minimum of 400 hours of supervised ministry experience, working in a ministry context under the guidance of a qualified supervisor. This experience provides students with the opportunity to apply their academic learning to practical ministry situations and to develop their ministerial skills.

Graduation Requirements

An overview of the things necessary to complete the degree.

In order to graduate with a Masters of Arts in Christian Counseling (MACC), the student must have satisfactorily completed the following requirements:

Program Costs

The financial obligation to the Seminary.

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Programatic Tuition

The programmatic tuition plan covers the entire cost of the degree program, all core courses, and the necessary number of Major Electives in order to reach the program's credit threshold. This includes all fees except the application fee, and the graduation fee. It also does not cover books. Payment plans available.

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Individual Course Tuition

The individual course tuition plan breaks tuition down into a pay-as-you-learn model. This offers students the ability to pursue their studies by a course-by-course manner, alleviating excessive financial strain and monthly payments. It does not cover books. All tuition payments are due at the time of course enrollments. All fees are due at the time of submission.