Graduate and Theological Studies at Drew University.

Located just a 50-minute train ride away from the powerhouse world capital of New York City, Drew’s beautiful, wooded campus in Madison, New Jersey is home to the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies and Drew Theological School.

Be they teachers, poets, doctors, ministers, scholars, community leaders, activists or lifelong learners, graduates of Drew’s professional and academic graduate programs have a humanistic, creative and ethical way of thinking and working.

Find your mentor among the accomplished faculty. Study in The Forest. Test what you are learning in one of the most vibrant and culturally diverse regions on the East Coast. Be part of a dedicated global community that’s intent on preparing you to make a difference that matters in your own life and in the world.

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Caspersen School of Graduate Studies

Drew’s Caspersen School of Graduate Studies offers a wide array of distinctive and flexible advanced degree programs designed to meet the needs of almost any busy schedule.

All programs are based on Drew’s renowned commitment to faculty-student mentorship, opportunities for out-of-the-classroom experiential learning and facilitating a robust intellectual community.

The humanities, which cultivate a deep commitment to critical reflection and analysis, form the basis and enrich all of our graduate programs. Mastering these essential skills ensures the remarkable versatility and resourcefulness which distinguishes our graduates. Although many of tomorrow’s careers haven’t even been imagined yet, with a humanities-based graduate education from Drew, you will be ready for anything!

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Drew Theological School

Proudly grounded in the Wesleyan/Methodist tradition of bold ideas that impact people's lives for the good, we have trained rooted, innovative and courageous leaders for 150 years. No matter which of our five-degree programs you pursue, a Drew Theological School education includes interdisciplinary courses that demand out-of-the-box thinking, apprenticeship training that addresses real-world issues and modes of learning that promote adaptability and innovation.

The Mission of the Theological School and the University

“Rooted in the Methodist tradition of innovative and bold interpretations of Christian theology and spiritual practices, the Drew University Theological School empowers creative thought and courageous action to advance justice, peace, and love of God, neighbor, and the earth.”

The Theological School’s mission joins in the work of the University to offer its diverse community of learners a challenging and individualized education shaped by a deep-rooted culture of mentoring, thoughtful engagement with the world beyond its campus and a steadfast commitment to lifelong cultivation of the whole person. Through its distinctive emphasis on the reciprocity of knowledge, experience, and service, Drew prepares its students to flourish both personally and professionally as they add to the world’s good by responding to the urgent challenges of our time with rigorous, independent and imaginative thought.

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Amo-Augustus Kubeyinje

Associate Vice President

Graduate Enrollment

Telephone – 973-408-3646

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The Master of Divinity (MDiv) degree is a 78-credit degree program that provides professional graduate education for those seeking to be:

Ordained pastors or deacons Congregational leaders Community organizers or activists Chaplains in hospital, university or prison settings

Rooted in the long tradition of Wesleyan and Methodist commitment to higher education, Drew’s MDiv prepares a learned Christian leadership in and for the world. Whether in full-time or bi-vocational ministry, graduates of this flexible and innovative program will be rooted in the Christian story and traditions, capable of effective and creative leadership and spiritually and socially resourceful for cultivating the radical gospel of Jesus Christ in, with and for the world.... [-]

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The Master of Education program is a 30-credit advanced-degree program that focuses on theory and pedagogy. Within each specialization, you will develop skills and knowle ... [+]

Be the Inspiration. Live Your Passion.

The Master of Education program is a 30-credit advanced-degree program that focuses on theory and pedagogy. Within each specialization, you will develop skills and knowledge that deepen an educator’s understanding of the field. Whether you are a K-12 educator or a higher education professional, we have a program that will help build toward your future.

Students are offered areas of specialization in a number of distinct fields. The flexible curriculum allows students to tailor their coursework to explore their interests and to build interdisciplinary knowledge. We are committed to training highly professional educators to meet the needs of diverse learners in a variety of contexts.... [-]

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Arts and Letters is a graduate liberal studies program designed with working professionals in mind. Through a diverse set of course offerings, students work on analytical ... [+]

Make It So.

Arts and Letters is a graduate liberal studies program designed with working professionals in mind. Through a diverse set of course offerings, students work on analytical and creative thinking while learning and synthesizing ideas. Coursework allows students to hone their writing and presentation skills. Our faculty mentors work with students to plan their course of study to take advantage of everything the New York City region has to offer. Our students put the humanities to work with internships and other means of experiential learning in the cultural capital of the world.

"Now that I've graduated from the Arts & Letters program, I have connected with key members within the scholarly community surrounding my dissertation subject. I owe this to the scholarly transformation I experienced at Drew. I am now an authority of my subject and a part of a global conversation.”... [-]

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MA

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The History and Culture graduate program specializes in cultural and intellectual history, with a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary work. While its geographic focus re ... [+]

Shape the Story.

The History and Culture graduate program specializes in cultural and intellectual history, with a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary work. While its geographic focus remains European and American, the course of study emphasizes the production and dissemination of knowledge in global contexts. Students are trained to consider a range of intellectual and cultural problems of pressing contemporary relevance from multiple disciplinary perspectives.

The program emphasizes the training of teachers alongside scholars and preparation for non-academic as well as academic careers. Through opportunities such as internships, seminars, and workshops, students can receive additional training in various areas, including, but not limited to, publishing, digital media, museum curation, and philanthropic organizations.... [-]

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This is one of the most urgent questions of our time—and a complicated one with no easy answers. For those ready to tackle it, the Master of Arts in Religion (M.A.R.) deg ... [+]

Follow Your Curiosity

How does religion make and remake the world?

This is one of the most urgent questions of our time—and a complicated one with no easy answers. For those ready to tackle it, the Master of Arts in Religion (M.A.R.) degree invites you to study the world as it is shaped by religious inheritances, ideas, passions and ways of life.

The M.A.R. is for:

Those preparing for doctoral studies Professionals seeking to develop subject credentials for fields including education, administration, journalism or librarianship People in a variety of vocations who want to follow their curiosity about the big questions of meaning, values and the world

M.A.R. students pursue specialized study in a field or more broadly in Theological Studies. Because the real world is not divided according to academic disciplines, M.A.R. students also choose a transdisciplinary emphasis.... [-]

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Teach. Lead.

Tomorrow’s educators are cultivated here—at Drew. Develop your teaching skills in a clinically rich program that blends university coursework with practical field experience. Work closely with program faculty to understand the needs of diverse learners in a highly networked world. Become an inspirational teacher and live your passion every day in the classroom.

"The M.A.T. program at Drew offers the two most critical pieces for an exceptional teaching graduate program: early exposure to the classroom and access to a robust network of professionals in the field."

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Big data. Bigger ideas.

The digitization of information—social networks, business transactions, healthcare records and more—has transformed the world, necessitating a demand for people who understand all of the big data being collected and who can take action to help individuals, corporations and organizations become smarter, faster and ultimately more effective.

Through Drew’s Master of Science and graduate certificate programs in Data Analytics, you will:

Learn how to obtain, prepare and manage data from a wide variety of sources. Gain mastery of data analytical techniques. Leave with a portfolio of projects and work experience from experiential learning projects and internships. ... [-]
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Master of Science in Finance | 1- or 2-Year Program

The Master of Science in Finance (MS) program is a rigorous 30 credit immersion in the quantitative and analytical methods and tools used throughout the financial sector.

Building on Drew’s two decades of success with our unique Wall Street Semester and strong ties to the financial services industry, MS students receive the training and credentials needed to succeed in careers in a variety of organizations, including banks, financial firms, global corporations, government agencies, and nonprofits.

Unique to the Drew MS in Finance program, participating students will have opportunities to apply their knowledge and skills through financial internships, in the real world, after completing classroom coursework. Likewise, Drew’s co-curricular programming includes guest lectures and trips into NYC to visit financial firms, regulators, and even nonprofits centered on promoting ethical financial behavior and financial literacy.... [-]

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