MDIV at WakeDiv

Wake Forest University School of Divinity offers a learning community that benefits from the rich histories and traditions of Christianity while also welcoming the exploration and understanding of 21st-century concerns and challenges shaping our world. We equip students to engage in the changing social and religious landscape of our times and to gain awareness and practical experience addressing the leading issues facing churches in their local and global contexts.

Reimagined MDiv

Wake Forest University School of Divinity will launch its reimagined Master of Divinity in Fall 2024.

Plan of Study and Requirements

Want to know more about courses? You can view past course schedules and new course descriptions on our Academic Resources page. Selected course descriptions are also available in the Academic Bulletin.

Accreditation Info

Wake Forest University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Wake Forest University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website

Wake Forest University School of Divinity is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada, and the following degree programs are approved: Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry.

Dual Degree Options

Wake Divinity offers dual degrees pairing the Master of Divinity with the following graduate-level degrees. 

Master of Divinity and the MA in Bioethics

The Master of Divinity and Master of Arts in Bioethics dual degree program facilitates an interdisciplinary conversation between theology and bioethics.

Bioethics is both a theoretical enterprise and a practical competence. It is fundamentally multidisciplinary, addressing universal questions within the social and cultural contexts in which they arise. The dual degree addresses ethical, social, and policy issues of importance for biotechnology, health care, biomedical research, and public health.