Earning your graduate degree can open a world of possibilities. Bethel’s programs are designed for adult students with busy lives who want to advance their careers and become leaders in their fields. Featuring convenient modalities (including fully online) and schedules in a supportive environment, we’ll help you achieve your goals. At Bethel, excellence is about following our passions to become diligent scholars, ethical leaders and gracious servants. It’s about sharing our experiences and growing as a community of people who challenge each other just as much as we support each other. And it’s about being inspired by our learning and learning to inspire others.


Graduate School: Our graduate school will prepare you with the real-world skills, experience and knowledge you need to advance your career, lead with excellence and live with purpose. We’re unique among graduate schools for our values-based approach to education. While we welcome students from all faith journeys, our courses are taught from a Christian worldview. Our professors have extensive experience in their fields and will share principles that can be applied directly to your workplace. They’re committed to your success and will mentor you in important life and work decisions.

Seminary: For over 145 years, Bethel Seminary has been a Spirit-empowered community of students, faculty and staff — all working to become better followers of Christ. Bethel Seminary develops leaders empowered and equipped to leave a God-honoring legacy. Our focus is on you and how we can provide you with the best training environments, theories and practices, so you can effectively respond to God’s call. 

Areas of study offered
Graduate degrees

Business Administration, MBA
Children’s and Family Ministry, MA
Christian Thought, MA
Divinity, MDiv
Doctor of Ministry (D.Min)
Education K-12, MA
Leadership in Higher Education, EdD
Leadership in K-12 Administration, EdD
Marriage and Family Therapy, MA
Ministry, MA
Nurse-Midwifery, MS
Nursing Practice, DNP
Nursing, combined BS and MS option
Physician Assistant, MS
Special Education, MA
Strategic Leadership, MA
Teaching, MA
Theological Studies, MA
Transformational Leadership, MA

Graduate certificates

International Baccalaureate graduate certificate in Teaching and Learning
ENVoY Classroom Management Strategies Certificate
Play Therapy Certificate
Biblical Studies Certificate
Theological Studies Certificate

Licensure preparation programs

Academic Behavioral Strategist K-12 (ABS) license
Autism Spectrum Disorders B-21 (ASD) license
Developmental Disabilities license
Director of Special Education licensure
Emotional / Behavioral Disorders K-12 (EBD) license
Initial 5-12 Teaching license (various content areas)
Initial K-12 Teaching license (various content areas)
K-12 Principal licensure
Superintendent licensure
Teacher Coordinator of Work-based Learning license
Teachers of Computer, Keyboarding and Related Technology Applications license

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