The Christian ministry is one of the most demanding and rewarding vocations that a woman or
man may undertake. The purpose of Brite Divinity School at Texas Christian University is to
prepare persons for that vocation through a program of quality theological education. The M.Div.
and D.Min. programs at Brite are designed to help ministers develop the theological insights and
professional skills needed by ministers serving in an ever-changing society. The Th.M., M.T.S.,
and M.A.C.S. programs are designed to meet the needs of those persons who do not plan to be
ordained, but who seek theological preparation as a foundation for service in church, academy, or
community. The Ph.D. program is designed to prepare graduates who will make significant
contributions to the church and to the academy through vocational service in church settings, in
theological schools or colleges and universities, in clinical contexts of ministry, and in a variety of
Related to and supported by the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), the Divinity School
maintains an ecumenical spirit as reflected in its curriculum and in the denominational and
religious diversity of its student body and its faculty. Its close relationship with a major university
and its location in an exciting metropolitan area further enrich its program in many ways.
If you have made a commitment to ministry or to graduate theological education in general, or if
you are seeking to make a decision about your vocation, we want to encourage you to consider
the opportunity for a meaningful theological education available at Brite. Please let us know how
we can be helpful to you as you make plans for the future.