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Candler School of Theology

Atlanta , GA

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Emory University / Candler School of Theology is located in Atlanta, GA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Divinity (JD/M Div)
Master of Business Administration/Master of Theological Studies (MBA/MTS)
Juris Doctor/Master of Theological Studies (JD/MTS)
Master of Divinity/Master of Public Health (M Div/MPH)
Master of Divinity/Master of Business Administration (M Div/MBA)
Master of Theological Studies/Master of Public Health (MTS/MPH)
Master of Divinity (M Div) Theology and the arts
Master of Theological Studies (MTS) History, scripture and tradition
Master of Divinity (M Div) Religion and race
Master of Theological Studies (MTS) Modern religious thought and experience
Master of Divinity (M Div) Society and personality
Master of Divinity (M Div) Formation and witness
Master of Divinity (M Div) Traditions of the church
Master of Divinity (M Div) Religion, health and science
Master of Divinity (M Div) Scripture and interpretation
Master of Divinity (M Div) Theology and ethics
Doctor of Theology (Th D) Pastoral counseling
Master of Theology (Th M) Theology
Master of Divinity (M Div) Catholic studies
Master of Divinity (M Div) Leadership in church and community

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 126
Doctoral Degrees 27

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required


Acceptance Rate



Application Fee - Domestic
applications accepted?
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 1st July 1st No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 2.75, completed undergraduate degree from accredited college or university
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements DMin: MDiv or other first level theological masters and at least 3 years of professional experience

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 95

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

Total Graduate Students
International Breakout (representing other countries)


Hispanic/Latino 0.88%
Black or African American 30.68%
White or Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.22%
Asian 3.75%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.22%
Two or more races 3.31%
Unknown 0.88%


Male (48%)
Female (51%)


Focus of faculty research: Biblical studies, church history, ethics, ministry practice, pastoral care
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1531 Dickey Drive
Atlanta, GA  30322
United States
Contact Ms. Shelly E. Hart
Phone: 404-727-0792
Fax: 404-727-4373