Seminary Programs


Capital’s seminary programs utilize accelerated, six week courses in a blended format, allowing communities of learners the best of both online and face-to-face education.

Academic Programs

Masters Degrees

Master of Divinity (MDiv)

The Master of Divinity degree is designed to produce the competencies necessary to lead from a biblical worldview. The degree combines the Master of Arts in Biblical Studies program, providing the biblical and theological core, with the MA in Ministry or MA in Christian Care program, providing the ministry praxis in…

  • Christian Care
  • Church Planting
  • Formational Children & Family Ministry
  • Leadership Studies
  • Pastoral Studies
  • Youth & Young Adult

Biblical Studies (MABS)

The Master of Arts in Business provides individuals the opportunity to pursue an integrated program of study in Bible and theology. It furthers an understanding of and appreciation for deeper biblical truth that transforms students’ minds, with the goal of motivating them to sacrificial ministry and service within the contexts of church and community.

Christian Care (MACC)

The Master of Arts in Christian Care provides individuals with practical training to serve, lead, equip and socially network with others for church and various ministry settings. It incorporates biblical truth as the basis for caring while also utilizing the best behavioral science insights. The degree offers extensive skill training by knowledgeable and experienced faculty resulting in an education designed for the modern-day minister.

Formational Leadership (MAFL)

The Master of Art Formational Leadership is our newest master's program.

Ministry (MAM)

The Master of Art in Ministry provides professional ministry development with contemporary biblical and theological scholarship that is transferable to ministry and brings vitality and commitment to service. The degree endeavors to produce marked character qualities consistent with biblical servant leadership competent in service to God and humanity through the use of essential skills in communication, leadership and management, and committed to a set of core values and beliefs that align with the historic Christian faith.

  • Church Planting
  • Formational Children & Family Ministry
  • Leadership Studies
  • Pastoral Studies
  • Youth & Young Adult

Doctorate Degrees

Doctor of Philosophy in Biblical Studies

Prepares 21st century professors of biblical and theological studies for Bible colleges, Christian liberal arts colleges, seminaries, and other teaching contexts and equips them to integrate a significant knowledge of educational technology, adult learning theory, and mediated learning methodology in their teaching role, which in many cases will involve a mediated delivery environment.

Doctor of Philosophy in Leadership

Further equips candidates for leadership, management, administrative, and faculty roles in churches, mission organizations, faith-based organizations, non-profit organizations, and institutions of higher education.

Doctor of Ministry

Promotes empirical research, creative reflection, and entrepreneurial application to the practice of ministry through interdisciplinary studies in Scripture, theology, and ministry practice. The degree’s purpose is to enhance the critical thinking, research, and leadership skills of persons engaged in the leadership of congregations or church-related institutions.

  • Applied Biblical Languages
  • Chaplaincy Studies
  • Formational Leadership
  • Ministry Care and Counseling
  • Preaching and Teaching
  • Strategic Leadership

Graduate Certificates