Academics

Since its founding, Gordon-Conwell has educated men and women for Christian service throughout the world. In this tradition, we provide not only the practical tools needed for effective ministry, but also the rigorous academic preparation necessary to shape the mind for biblically faithful service in contemporary society. 

The educational resources at Gordon-Conwell are abundant, the core of which are our world-class faculty and  degree programs. Additional educational opportunities include:

  • Multiple Sites
    Hamilton students may take as many classes as they like at our inner city campus in Boston (CUME), which is focused on urban ministry. Students at each campus may also take courses at any of the other three campuses.

  • Boston Theological Institute
    The BTI is one of the largest academic theological consortia in the world. Gordon-Conwell students can take classes at any of the member schools, including Harvard Divinity School and the Boston University School of Theology. Students also have access to the libraries, major lectureships and conferences of these member schools.

  • Distance Education
    Students may take up to one-third of their degree program through our award-winning Semlink program. Semlink courses may also be taken for personal enrichment.

  • Study Abroad Programs
    Our global education program offers numerous opportunities to take classes in context all over the world.

  • Gordon-Conwell Libraries
    The seminary's four libraries contain more than a quarter million books, participate in interlibrary loan systems and offer access to a number of academic databases and resources.

  • The Center for the Study of Global Christianity
    The CSGC is one of the world's most definitive sources of empirical information on Christianity.

  • Lectureships
    Lectureships take place regularly at each seminary campus on a wide variety of ministry and missions related topics.

  • Joint doctoral programs
    The seminary offers two join doctoral programs with Boston University and the London School of Theology.

  • Degree programs
    Gordon-Conwell offers master's and Doctor of Ministry degrees designed to equip you in the areas of Christian Thought, Biblical Studies and Practical Ministry. Read course descriptions, view our course schedules or see our catalog for more information. You may also view our degree programs to learn more about what each degree requires.

 

"What I found at Gordon-Conwell exceeded my high expectations. The faculty are phenomenal. My classes were never dry and pedantic, but were permeated with a life and vitality that grew out of my professors' walk with God."

Paul Niednagel, M.Div. '05, Taiwan