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MDiv Program Requirements

Admission Requirements:

  • a BA degree from an accredited school, or foreign equivalent
  • three undergraduate courses on Buddhism, Asian thought, world religions
  • application form, including 3 letters of recommendation
  • GRE or TOEFL examination
  • non-refundable application fee
Graduation Requirements:
  • 72 semester units total
    • each track (ministerial or chaplaincy) has its own set of required courses
  • a thesis (6 units)
  • modern foreign language (language approved by advisor)
  • Please contact Rev. Matsumoto for more information on BCA ministerial requirements.