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We will challenge your mind and equip you to change the world.

Go beyond the ordinary with one of our three flexible, focused, and fully accredited graduate programs and make a difference for Christ where you choose to serve and lead.

Powerful grant and scholarship programs can substantially cut your costs. At Smith Christian University, we are dedicated to developing you for success in your career and ministry. Our graduate degree programs are specifically designed to give you exactly what you need to become what God has called you to be.

Smith Christian University offers an outstanding Christian education through on-campus, online, and other distance learning options. Students learn to serve and lead as they gain critical leadership and life skills.

You will be equipped to serve.

You will be prepared to lead.

You want the Bible? You want SCU.

Our approach to education centers around the study of God’s Word. Our biblically grounded general studies go hand in hand with a solid core of theology and practical courses.

We believe you should understand what you are taught. You should ask challenging questions and engage in thoughtful discussion. Our aim is to guide you as you develop the core convictions and biblically based beliefs that will prepare you for success in every area of life.

You should ask challenging questions, engage in thoughtful discussion, and learn how to develop core convictions and beliefs that will prepare you for success in every area of life.

Our programs are designed for you.

With 18 graduate degree programs, SCU allows you to match your talents and interests to a specific field. Your master’s degree supplies you with an excellent biblical foundation for whatever ministry or leadership career you pursue. The depth of your coursework gives you the equivalent of a double major in your chosen field.

Master’s Programs

  • Master of Arts in Theology
  • Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry
  • Master of Science in Christian Education
  • Master of Arts in Christian Counseling

Our faculty and staff are exceptional.

Our highly qualified professors bring a wealth of knowledge and ministry experience to the classroom. They combine their commitment to the Bible with innovative teaching techniques. This combination ensures you have the best possible learning experience.

An average class size of just 19 students allows professors to focus on your individual needs and abilities. Your learning takes place in a comfortable, interactive environment.

Our graduates are successful.

All you need to succeed in ministry and life is at SCU. We offer you an entire world of opportunities to serve the Lord.

Many SCU graduates decide to continue their education beyond the graduate level. Those who choose to attend elsewhere have been accepted and excelled at top-level graduate schools and seminaries. Successful graduates also provide a network of alumni for help in their future careers.​

Begin Your Journey

Start your journey toward a brighter future rooted in faith and knowledge. Contact us to begin.