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

Copy of – 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,

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,

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,

Conference Explores Intersection of Faith and Science

Faith, science, and encouragement to consider them in tandem were the focus at Bethany Theological Seminary’s Look at Life conference, held April 25-27. More than 100 guests and presenters gathered at the Seminary to receive information and share viewpoints

Transportation and Lodging Options

Transportation

Please refer to our Map and Directions page for complete driving directions and nearby airports.  All nearby airports listed have an array of rental car options. Richmond does not have public train or bus service.

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

Bethany Named to Seminaries That Change the World

For the third consecutive year, Bethany Theological Seminary has been recognized as a Seminary That Changes the World by The Center for Faith and Service. Each year, Seminaries That Change the World identifies a

Video Vault

Recordings and Previous Broadcasts

You are invited to view recent and earlier recordings of Bethany’s chapel services, convocations, and other special events on the Bethany YouTube Channel (link below). We hope that you will access this link to view services

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