Academic Programs

Bethany offers three master’s degree programs, six graduate-level certificates, and nondegree learning options. Learn more about what Bethany has to offer!

Master’s Degree Programs

Master of Divinity (MDiv)
This ministerial degree program is designed to prepare

Strengthening the Partnership: A Visit to Nigeria

Ask any student: Pursuing higher education is a complex process.

Ask any higher education professional: Offering a program to students with diverse interests, needs, and circumstances is a complex process.

What happens when the process involves distinctly different cultures, traditions, languages,

Continuing Education Opportunities

Church of the Brethren agencies and partners offer classes and events throughout the year that qualify for continuing education units (CEUs) for clergy. Most of these events are also open to laypersons for personal enrichment. Some are offered online,

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Church of the Brethren agencies and partners offer classes and events throughout the year that qualify for continuing education units (CEUs) for clergy. Most of these events are also open to laypersons for personal enrichment. Some are offered online,

Brethren Life & Thought Back Issues

Vol. 58 No. 2 (Fall 2013)

This issue includes articles on a wide variety of topics. “‘Battle Ground’ Peaches: Dunkers on the Gettysburg Battlefield,” written by Steve Longenecker, is the third in a series of papers presented over the five-year

Get Cash Back on Groceries: Ibotta

You heard right. Get cash back when you purchase groceries each week.

How it works:

  1. Download the Ibotta App for Android/iOS
  2. Browse stores or items for rebate offers
  3. Take a poll, read a recipe, or watch a short video (at most taking

Brethren Life & Thought Vol 55 No 3&4 (Summer/Fall 2010)

This issue features a cluster of articles on the topic of technology. Arthur Boers of Tyndale Seminary in Toronto, Canada; Dan Ulrich from Bethany Theological Seminary in Richmond, Indiana; and Shane Hipps, now at Mars Hill Bible Church in

Welcome, Friends!

We deeply value our relationship with those who are part of the extended Bethany community! Whether you are interested in supporting us financially and prayerfully, volunteering, or taking part in educational opportunities, your involvement enhances Bethany’s mission to prepare

EYN Classroom Building to Be Dedicated

As 2018 begins, the educational partnership between Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN) and Bethany Theological Seminary is welcoming its first students into the classroom. Six members of EYN are enrolled in Global Perspectives on Scripture: 1 Corinthians, being held

Denise Kettering-Lane

Biographical Sketch:
I serve as the Associate Professor of Brethren Studies and Director of the MA Program at Bethany. I received a BA in Religion from Ashland University in Ohio and a Masters in Theological Studies from Candler School of