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Master of Divinity

Preparing for Hands-On Ministry

Our innovative Master of Divinity program is intentionally designed to meet the diverse needs of our master’s degree candidates. It is for students ready to set out on a path that will prepare them for leadership roles in a variety of settings, including faith-based congregations and business organizations, or in work as a therapist or counselor. Applications are currently being accepted, and space is limited.


To apply to the Master of Divinity program, applicants must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. institution or foreign university, with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

Ready to apply?

Below are a few things you will need while filling out your application:

  • Two references
  • Official transcripts from all previous graduate or undergraduate institutions.
  • Writing sample: five pages minimum, displaying the ability to use good grammar and critical thinking skills. (This could be a paper from a previous college course, an article or blog, a new piece you write, etc.)
  • Proof of English proficiency; TOEFL (iBT) or IELTS test scores; and a minimum TOEFL score of 95 or IELTS score of 7 is required. (International students only)
  • $50 application fee

Master of Divinity Application

Complete this form to begin your application to the Master of Divinity program at Yellowstone Theological Institute. Once you submit the form, the actual application will open in a new window. You will also receive two emails to the address you enter here, one confirming your email address, and another with a link to continue your application if you need to return to complete it at a later time.