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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 (September) Admission:

  • May 1 (Canadian and International Applicants)

If this deadline has passed, please be in touch with the college, since exceptions are possible.

Winter (January) Admission: 

  • November 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 (September) Admission:

    • May 1  (Canadian and International Applicants)

    If this deadline has passed, please be in touch with the college, since exceptions are possible

    Winter (January) Admission:

    • November 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)

    If this deadline has passed, please be in touch with the college, since exceptions are possible.

    Winter (January) Admission:

    • November 1  (Canadian and International Applicants)

     

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    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. 10, all applicants

     

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    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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