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Seminary Academics

Some students come from all over the world to be on campus. For others, moving to Chicago isn’t possible. For them, we have developed distance learning options that minimize presence on on-campus.

Residency Requirements

Master’s degrees may be completed through a combination of distance and in-person coursework.

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Distance Course Pathways

No degree from North Park Theological Seminary can be fully completed online. Learn which courses are offered online, and view an optimal schedule for each program.

Distance Learning Course Formats

You can complete some coursework without relocating to Chicago. Choose between online, intensive, and intensive hybrid classes. Learn more.

Regional Course Offerings

The Seminary offers a limited number of classes each year at regional sites. These are taught in an intensive hybrid format, and they may be counted toward a foundational courses certificate, master’s degree, or taken for personal enrichment. Learn more.


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If you are considering distance-learning at the Seminary, contact the Office of Seminary Admissions for more information.