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I appreciated that Western had a great balance between academics and a pastoral-practical focus on ministry. I loved that all the professors were available to meet with and learn from.
Tim Mackie Co-founder, writer and creative director for The Bible Project, Class of ’05, MA (Exegetical Theology)

90 Years of Western

90 Years of Western

A Legacy of Training

For over 90 years, we’ve been preparing men and women to bring leadership and renewal to the Christian church. We remain committed to anchoring ourselves to the unchanging truth of Scripture and to following Jesus' lead, while asking how we may best serve the real world. We’re investing in students who bring that same mindset to the classroom (and to their work) no matter where in the world they may live. They train in programs like these:

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Master of Divinity (MDiv)
MA in Counseling: Marriage, Family and Counseling Specialization
MA in Counseling in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
MA (Biblical and Theological Studies)
MA in Ministry and Leadership
MA in Global Leadership
Master of Applied Biblical Leadership
Graduate Studies Diploma
Addiction Studies Certificate
Graduate Studies Certificate
Doctor of Education in Intercultural Education (EdD)
Doctor of Intercultural Studies
Doctor of Ministry (DMin)
Master of Theology (ThM)

Master of Divinity (MDiv)

Graduate in as few as 32 months
Classical pastoral wisdom for modern-day ministry
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Offered on campus in Portland, San Jose, and Sacramento
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