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Building on a legacy of innovation, the Presbyterian College has dynamic programs that will help you to carry out God’s mission in the world and participate in the renewal of the Church.

Rigorous theological studies are enhanced by hands-on ministry and a supportive learning environment that let you fully explore your leadership gifts.

Associated with McGill, one of Canada’s leading universities, the Presbyterian College offers undergraduate, graduate and leadership studies and invites applications from both Canadian and international students.


Bachelor of Theology

The Bachelor of Theology is a foundation degree for students seeking spiritual leadership within their community, including ordination for ministry. Applicants must apply to both The Presbyterian College and McGill School of Religious Studies in order to qualify for admission.

Application Deadlines

Fall Admission:

  • May 1 (Canadian and International Applicants)
  • June 15  (College-affiliated Applicants)

Winter (January) Admission: 

  • September 15  (International Applicants)
  • November 1  (Canadian Applicants)

Spring Admission: 

  • March 1  (Canadian and International Applicants)

 

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Master of Divinity

The Master of Divinity is the most recognized and accepted degree for ordination and helps students develops the skills and competencies needed for rewarding pastoral ministry in The Presbyterian Church of Canada, as well as other denominations.

Applicants must apply to both The Presbyterian College and McGill School of Religious Studies in order to qualify for admission.

Application Deadlines

Fall Admission:

  • May 1  (Canadian and International Applicants)
  • June 15  (College-affiliated Applicants)

Winter (January) Admission:

  • September 15  (International Applicants)
  • November 1  (Canadian Applicants)

Spring Admission:

  • March 1  (Canadian and International Applicants)

 

 

PC – M.Div. application McGill Application Program information

 


Master of Divinity with Specialization in Congregational Renewal & New Church Development

Designed for students specifically interested in Church renewal, the Master of Divinity with Specialization sees students participate in two summer placements as well as additional readings and workshops.

Applicants must apply to both The Presbyterian College and McGill School of Religious Studies in order to qualify for admission.

Application Deadlines

Fall Admission:

  • May 1  (Canadian and International Applicants)
  • June 15  (College-affiliated Applicants)

Winter (January) Admission:

  • September 15  (International Applicants)
  • November 1  (Canadian Applicants)

Spring Admission:

  • March 1  (Canadian and International Applicants)

 

PC – M.Div. spec. application McGill Application Program information

 


Master of Sacred Theology

The Master of Sacred Theology  (S.T.M.) is a post-graduate program that gives students a strong foundation for faith-based work in number of fields, including teaching and similar fields. Graduates may also seek ordination with the additional completion of the Diploma in Ministry (In-Ministry Year.) The S.T.M also incorporates a new Faith-to-Faith program.

Applicants must apply to both The Presbyterian College and McGill School of Religious Studies in order to qualify for admission.

Application Deadlines

Fall Admission:

  • Faith to Faith: Feb. 15, all applicants
  • Master of Sacred Theology: March 15, all applicants

Winter (January) Admission:

  • Faith to Faith: Aug. 15, all applicants
  • Master of Sacred Theology: Sept. 15, all applicants

 

PC – S.T.m. application McGill Application Program information

 


Diploma in Ministry (In-Ministry Year)

Master of Divinity students whose denominations require them to complete a further year of study—the In-Ministry Year—in order to be eligible for ordination are awarded a Diploma in Ministry.

Application Deadlines

Fall Admission:

  • July 30, Canadian applicants

 

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Certificate in Theology Program

Offered in collaboration with the Montreal School of Theology, Certificate in Theology program is designed for anyone seeking spiritual enrichment and a deeper understanding of Christian faith.

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Special Student

Students who wish to take M.Div. level courses through The Presbyterian College and Montreal School, without registering for an academic program, may do so by registering as a Special Student.

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General Assembly Certificates

The General Assembly Certificate and the Special General Assembly Certificate are designed for mature students (35-60) who do not possess standard academic qualifications and are seeking ordination for ministry within The Presbyterian Church of Canada. Applicants apply directly to Ministry and Church Vocations at The Presbyterian Church in Canada. 

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Graduate Degrees in Religious Studies

McGill University offers graduate programs leading to the Master of Arts (M.A.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees in Religious Studies.

Students pursuing a path to ministry may be able to enrol as students of the College and should contact the College directly for further information.

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