Theological School
Academic Catalog
Welcome to the online catalog for the Theological School where you can find degree requirements, academic policies, and explore courses offered at Drew. 

Academics at Drew

A transformational curriculum that’s responsive to the next generation of faith leaders. 

Certificates and Other Programs

The Theological School offers many pathways to learn for existing students and non matriculated individuals.  

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In addition to coursework, our centers and special programs approach the most profound question of our time, of all time, with an interdisciplinary eye to text, tradition and experience. 

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Financial Aid

Cost shouldn’t stand in the way of pursuing your dream. At Drew, we seek to make your graduate experience transformative, defining and affordable.

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Academic Policies

Learn about our specific policies and your rights as a student and member of our community.

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A Message from the Dean

Welcome to Drew University Theological School, a community of scholars, ministers, and activists that for more than 150 years has been training rooted, innovative, and courageous leaders for service to the Church, the academy, and society.  We are a diverse and open community that dares to pursue the love, wisdom, and justice at the heart of the transformative gospel of Jesus Christ.

The Theological School is proudly grounded in the Wesleyan and Methodist tradition of bold ideas that impact people’s lives for the good. We believe that when ancient wisdom is in lively engagement with contemporary challenges great things are possible.

The next generation of faith leaders need imagination and courage to constructively engage the challenges and opportunities of our age. We’ve built this into our way of doing things. No matter your degree program, a Drew Theological School education includes interdisciplinary courses that demand out of the box thinking, apprenticeship training that addresses real world issues, and alternative modes of learning that promote adaptability and innovation.

Drew is a place where you discern your call, find your voice, and respond to the needs of the world. Drew faculty are leaders at the intersection of theology, philosophy, ministry, social action, community development, psychology, spirituality, and culture. Our graduates lead major religious, educational, and cultural institutions, as well as movements of social change around the globe.

I wish you a warm welcome to this vibrant community!


Edwin David Aponte

Dean of the Theological School

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Rooted. Innovative. Courageous.