Degree Comparison Charts

Masters Degree Comparison Chart

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To compare our Psychology degrees, go here.

MDiv MAT MATM MAICS MAGL

Program Website

www.full.edu/mdiv www.fuller.edu/mat www.fuller.edu/matm www.fuller.edu/maics www.fuller.edu/magl

School

School of Theology School of Theology School of Theology School of Intercultural Studies School of Intercultural Studies

Total Units

120 units 80 units 80 units 80 units 72 units

Degree prerequisites*

An accredited bachelor's degree and/or master's/doctoral degree with a cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 2.7 or above.

An accredited bachelor's degree and/or master's/doctoral degree with a cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 2.7 or above. An accredited bachelor's degree and/or master's/doctoral degree with a cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 2.7 or above. An accredited bachelor's degree and/or master's/doctoral degree with a cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 2.7 or above. An accredited bachelor's degree and/or master's/doctoral degree with a cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 2.7 or above.

Key Benefits

Provides a full, comprehensive training in biblical studies and theology to open doors for ordination, further academics, parachurch ministry, or service in any vocation. Gives you a solid academic foundation in biblical and theological studies for further academic studies or to inform one's ministry and work in local communities. Forms you for work in the local church or communities through a range of biblical, theological and ministry leadership courses, and through a practicum to help students integrate theory into practice. Prepares students for work or service in cross-cultural or multi-cultural contexts, equipping students with theological, biblical, sociological and anthropological tools. Enriches students' leadership skills and applies newfound insights to students' leadership roles and relationships for holistic formation

Completion Time

3 - 5 years 2 - 3 years 2 - 3 years 2 - 3 years 2-5 years

Flexibility

On campus (Pasadena, Texas) 100% online On campus (Pasadena, Texas) 100% online On campus (Pasadena, Texas) 100% online On campus (Pasadena, Texas) 100% online


Primarily online (cohort) and two one-week on-campus seminars

Residency Requirements

No No No No Yes

Who should attend?

  • Individuals who want the well-rounded and comprehensive education to prepare for ordination
  • Individuals who want to gain a theological foundation and develop strong leadership skills for traditional ministry or any vocation
  • Current pastors or church leaders who want to enhance their Biblical knowledge and leadership skills
  • Individuals who want to nurture spiritual, personal and vocational formation
  • Individuals who want to prepare for future advanced study
  • Individuals who are seeking theological preparation for any vocation outside professional church-based ministry or chaplaincy
  • Individuals who want to nurture spiritual, personal and vocational formation
  • Individuals who prefer a more curated and guided program focused on ministry leadership
  • Individuals who are eager and inspired to integrate their studies in their vocations
  • Individuals who seek to develop their knowledge in cross-cultural ministry in any context, locally or through the global church
  • Experienced leaders in a church, mission, nonprofit, or business role looking to make a lasting impact on the ministry context
  • Individuals who are motivated to improve their leadership skills to become more effective leaders
Language Options English and Spanish English and Spanish English and Spanish English and Korean English

Deadline

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Contact

Admissions Office
admissions@fuller.edu
626-584-5400
Admissions Office
admissions@fuller.edu
626-584-5400
Admissions Office
admissions@fuller.edu
626-584-5400
Admissions Office
admissions@fuller.edu
626-584-5400
Admissions Office
admissions@fuller.edu
626-584-5400

Course Schedule

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Degree Outline

MDIV Degree Outline MAT Degree Outline MATM Degree Outline MAICS Degree Outline MAGL Degree Outline

Financial Aid Opportunities

Need-based scholarship, Merit-based scholarship,
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Need-based scholarship, Merit-based scholarships available for some returning students
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 COMPLETION

 TIME

3 years (full-time)5 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2.25 years (full cohort)4.5 years (1 class/qtr.)

*You may be eligible to apply as a Special Student if you do not hold an accredited bachelor's degree. Click here for more information.

Advanced Degree Comparison Chart

To compare our Psychology degrees, go here.

PhD Theology DMIN DMISS PhD ICS ThM ThMICS

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3 years (full-time)5 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2.25 years (full cohort)4.5 years (1 class/qtr.) 2.25 years (full cohort)4.5 years (1 class/qtr.)

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3 years (full-time)5 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2.25 years (full cohort)4.5 years (1 class/qtr.) 2.25 years (full cohort)4.5 years (1 class/qtr.)

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3 years (full-time)5 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2.25 years (full cohort)4.5 years (1 class/qtr.) 2.25 years (full cohort)4.5 years (1 class/qtr.)

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3 years (full-time)5 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2.25 years (full cohort)4.5 years (1 class/qtr.) 2.25 years (full cohort)4.5 years (1 class/qtr.)

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3 years (full-time)5 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2.25 years (full cohort)4.5 years (1 class/qtr.) 2.25 years (full cohort)4.5 years (1 class/qtr.)

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3 years (full-time)5 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2.25 years (full cohort)4.5 years (1 class/qtr.) 2.25 years (full cohort)4.5 years (1 class/qtr.)

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3 years (full-time)5 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2.25 years (full cohort)4.5 years (1 class/qtr.) 2.25 years (full cohort)4.5 years (1 class/qtr.)

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3 years (full-time)5 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2.25 years (full cohort)4.5 years (1 class/qtr.) 2.25 years (full cohort)4.5 years (1 class/qtr.)

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Request Info on MDIV 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2.25 years (full cohort)4.5 years (1 class/qtr.) 2.25 years (full cohort)4.5 years (1 class/qtr.)

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3 years (full-time)5 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2.25 years (full cohort)4.5 years (1 class/qtr.) 2.25 years (full cohort)4.5 years (1 class/qtr.)

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3 years (full-time)5 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2.25 years (full cohort)4.5 years (1 class/qtr.) 2.25 years (full cohort)4.5 years (1 class/qtr.)

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3 years (full-time)5 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2.25 years (full cohort)4.5 years (1 class/qtr.) 2.25 years (full cohort)4.5 years (1 class/qtr.)

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3 years (full-time)5 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2.25 years (full cohort)4.5 years (1 class/qtr.) 2.25 years (full cohort)4.5 years (1 class/qtr.)

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3 years (full-time)5 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2.25 years (full cohort)4.5 years (1 class/qtr.) 2.25 years (full cohort)4.5 years (1 class/qtr.)

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3 years (full-time)5 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2.25 years (full cohort)4.5 years (1 class/qtr.) 2.25 years (full cohort)4.5 years (1 class/qtr.)

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3 years (full-time)5 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2.25 years (full cohort)4.5 years (1 class/qtr.) 2.25 years (full cohort)4.5 years (1 class/qtr.)

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3 years (full-time)5 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2.25 years (full cohort)4.5 years (1 class/qtr.) 2.25 years (full cohort)4.5 years (1 class/qtr.)

Psychology Degree Comparison Chart

MSMFT PhD Clinical Psychology PsyD

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3 years (full-time)5 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time) 2 years (full-time)3 years (part-time)

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