The Moody Theological Seminary and Graduate School curriculum is designed to increase your knowledge of the Bible, to develop your ministry skills and to enrich your Christian life. Built upon the vision established by D.L. Moody 125 years ago, we ready you to effectively communicate God’s Word to the world.
The faculty of the Moody Theological Seminary are committed to higher education and are experienced pastors, cross-cultural educators and authors. Two have earned a doctor of ministry (D.Min.) degree, three have doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees, and two others have doctor of theology (Th.D.) degrees. One faculty member is enrolled in a Ph.D. program, another is enrolled in a doctor of education (Ed.D.) program and one just completed a second doctorate (D.Min.).
There are numerous opportunities at Moody for students to grow in their walk with the Lord and encourage one another. Students are encouraged through chapel services. Throughout the semester different student groups hold worship services, times of prayer and outreach events in which students participate. Mentoring opportunities are plentiful on campus, as well.
Moody is committed to creating a thriving Christian environment in the midst of the great city of Chicago, where students can be challenged by and benefit from interaction with their peers. The student body is comprised of students from all over the nation and across the world. This offers our students the opportunity to tap into the heart beat of global Christianity.
At Moody Theological Seminary, 42% of the incoming class of Fall 2012 are US-born ethnic minorities. 26% of the incoming class are international students. Therefore, 68% of the incoming Fall 2012 class are comprised of these important populations. Moody Theological Seminary is truly a diverse and rich spiritual community.
ATS Member Status: Accredited
820 N. LaSalle Blvd
Chicago, IL 60560
J. Paul Nyquist, President
John A. Jelinek, Vice President and Dean
Fall 2012 Data:
Enrollment: 587 (169 FTE) (28.79% full-time)
Faculty Full-Time: 15
Faculty Part-Time: 17
Approved Degrees: Master of Divinity (with an emphasis in either Pastoral Studies, Spiritual Formation and Discipleship, Intercultural/Urban Ministries, or Ministry Leadership), Master of Arts in Biblical Studies, Master of Arts in Spiritual Formation and Discipleship, Master of Arts in Ministry Leadership, Master of Arts in Intercultural and Urban Studies, *Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, *Master of Arts in Christian Education, *Master of Theological Studies,+ Master of Arts in Applied Biblical Studies, Graduate Certificate in Biblical Studies, Graduate Certificate in Spiritual Formation and Discipleship, Graduate Certificate in Ministry Leadership, Graduate Certificate in Urban Studies, Graduate Certificate in Intercultural Studies.
* MI campus only
+ Moody Distance Learning only
Comprehensive distance education program: Yes, all of the degrees offered, except the Master of Theological Studies, Master of Counseling Psychology, and Master of Christian Education, can be completed through a combination of online and modular formats.
The Graduate Certificate of Biblical Studies can be completed completely online. The distance education program also offers a fully online Master of Arts in Applied Biblical Studies degree.