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Wheaton College Graduate School

Our Mission

To form servant scholars and leaders through exceptional graduate programs for Christ and His Kingdom.

Our Vision

God transforming the world through scholars and practitioners rooted in Christ and equipped for global leadership.


Wheaton College Graduate School

Founded in 1937, Wheaton College Graduate School offers advanced theological and ministry training designed to enhance your professional education and holistic development. Through doctoral and masters degrees taught by world-class faculty, you will be prepared for effective service in your chosen field.

With alumni serving in over 100 countries and on 6 continents worldwide, the mission of Wheaton College Graduate School is to form servant scholars and leaders through exceptional graduate programs for Christ and His Kingdom. 

We Believe...

Our shared theological beliefs shape everything we do at the Wheaton College Graduate School. Originally written in 1924 by Wheaton’s second president, Charles Blanchard, the Statement of Faith guides the leadership, faculty, and students of Wheaton as an academic community of faith.

Click here to view the entire Statement of Faith Series

Our Degree Programs

Wheaton College Graduate School offers doctoral and masters degree programs in the areas of psychology, education, ministry, leadership, and bible/theology. Each program is designed to provide excellent training in theory and praxis from a distinctly Christian perspective.

Dr. Nicholas Perrin, Wheaton College Graduate School Professor

Biblical and Theological Studies

We offer a variety of programs that stress the concepts, principles, history, and methods of the theological disciplines:

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Psychology, Counseling, and Marriage and Family Therapy

The graduate psychology programs are nationally accredited professional degrees that prepare students for licensure.

Dr. Jerry Root, professor of Christian Formation and Ministry

Christian Formation and Ministry

Graduate students completing a degree in the Christian Formation and Ministry Department can choose from two degrees: An M.A. in Christian Formation and Ministry with a concentration in Student Development or a new M.A. in Outdoor and Adventure Leadership.

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Evangelism and Leadership

Our mission is to develop Christian leaders skilled in theory and practice for culturally-relevant service in a constantly changing world through the following degrees: 

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Intercultural Studies

The Intercultural Studies department provides comprehensive, practical training for cross-cultural service with the following programs:

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Wheaton College offers two licenses for Master of Arts programs, the Elementary (1-6) License and the Secondary (6-12) License. The M.A.T. program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).

Humanitarian & Disaster Leadership

We're preparing the next generation of humanitarian and disaster professionals to lead with faith and humility, utilize evidence-based practice, and serve the most vulnerable and the Church globally.

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Consider a Graduate Assistantship

Interested in free housing, half of your tuition covered, and real-world experience? Check out our Graduate Assistantships! 

Learn How to Apply

Schedule Your Graduate School Visit!

The best way to experience Wheaton College Graduate School is to visit our campus! Join us for a customized individual visit, one of our Academic Program Receptions, or a tailored group visit.

Interested in meeting our faculty, current students, and alumni? Attend an academic reception to learn more about your specific program and department of interest.

We're excited to announce that coming soon will be the opportunity to visit our campus virtually, from the comfort of your own computer!

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Biblical Faith and Learning

Wheaton College is a distinctively Christian institution and our Graduate School is no different. Graduate students have the opportunity to join small groups, attend a weekly graduate chapel, and other options that all contribute to the unique purpose of this school.

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    Billy Graham Center
    501 College Ave
    Wheaton, IL 60187
  • Phone: Toll free 800.888.0141 | 630.752.5195