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With opportunities for community-oriented service, worship arts, public engagement, and activism, you will have opportunities to discern and develop your passions hands-on so you can discover how to lead and effect positive change in communities, ministries, and congregations.

Innovation and creative work thrive here. From interdisciplinary degrees in bioethics, counseling, education, law, management, and sustainability to concentrations in areas like faith and health, to responding to growing food-related challenges with the Food, Health, and Ecological Well-Being Program we are transforming the way religious leaders are educated.

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The teacher-scholar model is more than an idea. Wake Forest is one of only two Top 30 National Universities in which faculty, not graduate assistants, teach all academic courses. The student-faculty ratio at the School of Divinity is 7 to 1. What you think matters; what you feel matters;
what you do matters, and it matters to
more than just you. Our faculty are invested in you.

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Engage your world, locally and globally. A required part of our curriculum, we feature courses that include a travel component to engage students in exploring diverse religious, cultural, and ethnic perspectives. Students have traveled with faculty to Appalachia, New York, a Jewish farm in Connecticut, Egypt, India and Israel.

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Ours is the Library of Champions. Ours is the Library of Champions. Z. Smith Reynolds Library won the 2011 Association of College and Research Libraries Excellence Award. Think Super Bowl, but for libraries. And they have over 90,000 theological holdings to inform your research.

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art-of-ministry-content-box-mcgeeThrough the Art of Ministry program, students are deeply involved in community engagement and internships throughout the region, engaging ministries addressing poverty, child welfare, LGBTQ advocacy, chaplaincy, palliative care, community supported agriculture, racial justice work, community organizing, refugee resettlement, prisoner re-entry, disability accommodation, and advocacy for victims of sexual assault.