Master of Divinity (90-hours)

The 90-hour Master of Divinity program is designed to provide the minister or Christian leader with a broad base of knowledge to fit the needs of preparing you for a lifetime of ministry. The Master of Divinity can be completed 100% online (no residency required) or through a combination of on-campus classes.

The curriculum includes studies in Bible, Church History, Theology, Preaching, Pastoral Ministry, Counseling, and Missions. 

Our tuition and fees are some of the lowest in the nation for the Master of Divinity. We also offer institutional scholarship opportunities, payment plans, and Federal Financial Aid to help you get started.




Ranked in 2022 the #1 Most Affordable MDIV Program in GA by



Students may choose to complete the Master of Divinity program with open electives or with biblical languages.  The open electives track allows students to customize their course of study with twenty-four hours of electives to choose from. Students pursuing the biblical languages track will have the opportunity to study biblical content by learning the original languages of Greek and Hebrew.

Quick Facts

  • Accredited with SACSCOC, TRACS, and ABHE
  • 90 hour graduate, biblically-sound degree program
  • 97% of graduates reported that a Luther Rice education improved the quality of their ministry service
  • Transfer in up to 60 credit hours
  • Available 100% online (no residency required) or through a combination of on-campus classes
  • Tuition per credit hour: $238 on-campus; $362 online.

Program Introduction Video


Program Course Listings

Download the M.Div. with Electives course listings (PDF)

Download the M.Div. with Languages course listings (PDF) 

Potential Careers

  • Senior Pastor
  • Military Chaplain
  • Hospital Chaplain
  • Assimilation/Membership Pastor
  • Pastor
  • Professor
  • Church Administration
  • Religious Administrator
  • Missionary

Program Coordinator

Dr. Casey Hough

770-484-1204 ext. 5614

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Dr. Hough personally anytime, or you can reach the Enrollment Team at or 770-484-1204.