Flexible Programs Mean You Won't Need to Relocate
Wherever God is calling you—in the church, nonprofit work, academia, or another vocation—a degree from Duke Divinity School can prepare you for innovative Christian leadership. And with our flexible, hybrid online degrees and certificate, you won't need to relocate or leave your current work to engage in deep theological study that will transform your faith and practice.

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What is a hybrid online degree or certificate program?

Our hybrid online degree and certificate programs combine the best of both worlds: online classes that make it possible to attend Duke without moving or leaving your current work, and three visits to campus each year—in January, May, and August. These one-week, in-person intensives give you the opportunity to build community, participate in campus activities, and network and worship in person with classmates and faculty.

Our online learning is designed to create community in a flexible way by combining scheduled live online classes using Zoom and self-paced learning so that you can remain in ministry or working full-time while also engaging in rigorous theological reflection and scholarship.

Scholarship Support

All Students Receive Scholarshps

All students in our hybrid online degree and certificate programs receive scholarship support covering between 25% and 100% of tuition. Applicants are automatically considered for scholarships, and no separate application is needed.

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Study with Top Faculty

Dedicated to Forming Christian Leaders

A defining feature of our hybrid online classes is that you are immersed in world-class theological inquiry with a strong divinity school faculty whose members are engaged in scholarship as well as service to the church. The full-time faculty you’ll study with include the same renowned professors who teach in our residential programs.

Hybrid Online Degrees and Certificate

Our programs give you the flexibility you need to earn a degree at Duke without relocating to Durham or leaving your current work.
Hybrid Master of Divinity (M.Div.)
Remote online coursework allows you to participate in deep theological reflection and academic study while continuing to balance professional and personal responsibilities
Master of Arts in Christian Practice (M.A.)
Keep your job, build community, discern your future vocation, deepen your spiritual practices, and earn a Duke master’s degree
Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.)
A hybrid online doctoral program for ministry professionals who seek to deepen their knowledge, strengthen their leadership, and build a robust community of peers while remaining in ministry
Certificate in Theology and Health Care
A one-year certificate program for Christian health care practitioners

Have Questions? Ready to Learn More?

Request more information about our hybrid online programs below or contact us directly at us at admissions@div.duke.edu or (919) 660-3436.