Master of Divinity

Graduate School of Ministry

Mastering God's Word

Students receive a Biblical and theological understanding so they can serve with confidence and effectiveness in a variety of ministry positions such as a lead pastor, pastoral counselor, chaplain, international worker, and theological educator.          


Why study Divinity at Crown College?


Our program is primarily online, perfect for busy working adults. Most courses last eight weeks, creating an optimized and efficient learning environment. Students are assigned an academic advisor who walks alongside them to help every student succeed.

Experienced Faculty

Our program is led by individuals with excellent scholarship and experience in the ministry field at the global scale. Built within each course are discussion posts designed to bolster the online community and expand every student’s network.


Graduates of Crown’s Masters of Divinity program can be confident they are receiving a degree at an affordable price compared to other programs. For more information, visit our financial aid page.

I love that I can work, engage in ministry, and take classes all at the same time. I am very impressed with how well the online MDIV program works. I travel quite a bit as well and I love the fact that I can carry out my schoolwork from any location. God has used what I am learning and has allowed me to be able to integrate it into the ministry He has called me to, and it has enhanced the gifts He has given.  

I encourage anyone who wants to further their education, knowledge, wisdom, and ministry skills to go to Crown College and take the online program. It does not matter your age or current job, Crown College has made it possible to take classes, learn, grow, and enhance your skills for His glory. Try one class and see how it changes you!

Bobbi Quiggle


Lead Pastor
Theological Educator

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Dr. Erin Bell

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ATS Accreditation

Crown College’s Graduate School of Ministry programs have received accreditation from the Association of Theological Schools (ATS).  This prestigious additional accreditation provides students and prospective students with the assurance of Crown’s academically excellent and robust theological education. 

The Graduate School of Ministry programs are designed to meet the needs of students regardless of their life context, with courses held primarily online and optimized for an effective online learning environment. ATS accreditation provides Crown’s graduate theological programs a structure for continuous improvement and expands opportunities for students to launch into ministry and further education. 



Preview of Courses

MIN 5510 - The Biblical Communicator

Through this course students will develop their skills in interpreting Scripture and in communicating biblical truth one-on-one, in small groups/teams and in large groups. Attention will be given to the historical, grammatical and literary study of biblical passages in their contexts and to the unique communication skills required for connecting one-on-one, with a small group and in large groups.

BBL 5220 - New Testament Greek for Biblical Research

An introduction to the grammar and vocabulary of New Testament Greek with the goal of being able to utilize electronic resources and read exegetical commentaries.

MIN 5881 - Chaplaincy in the Graduate Context I

Partnering with the Institute for Clinical Pastoral Training (ICPT) on their external site, students who complete the supervised mentoring process successfully will be eligible for a graduate certificate of completion from ICPT for CPE Unit 1. Students will become familiar with a variety of reflection tools through readings, research and other articles, case studies, and activities in which they reflect upon and apply the information learned. (Course Fee) By permission only.


Online education uses digital technology and the internet to deliver educational content. Our courses are built to be 8-week courses. Students can access lectures, assignments, and resources through our online platform, Canvas. Communication with instructors and peers often occurs through discussion forums, video conferencing, and email.
Requirements may vary, but generally, students need a reliable computer and internet connection.
Online exams and assessments can take various forms, including multiple-choice quizzes, essays, and timed exams. Most classes utilize discussion posts each week, due every Thursday. All of these are available on our online program Canvas.
We generally accept credits from accredited institutions as long as the student maintained a C or higher in the course. To see a full list of what classes will transfer, you can visit Transferology or contact our registrar office at
Crown College offers a wide-range of scholarships to every student. 100% of students receive some type of financial aid. For more information about financial aid, click here.
At Crown College, every class is taught from a Biblical worldview. Our faculty are all followers of Christ and are comfortable incorporating Christian principles into their curriculum.

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