Pacing Your MASC and/or MDIV Educational Plan

(Full-time and/or part-time enrollment status)

Starr King’s personalized programs of study allow students to flexibly pace their degree programs to fit their personal circumstances and goals while maximizing their learning process. Students work with their advisors to plan the pacing of their personalized program of study.

Programs of study may be paced over various lengths of time. The MDIV program can be completed in 3 years of study (full-time). It also can be paced over a longer period of time up to 6 years (less than full-time). The MASC program can be completed in 2 years of study. It also can be paced over a longer period of time up to 4 years.

The flow of the Academic Year resolves through four terms:

  • Summer term (June-August): June Immersion, August Intensives, and August Symposium.
  • Fall term (September-December): Online, Hybrid, Residential, and Immersion courses.
  • Intersession term (January): Residential Intensives.
  • Spring term (February-May): Online, Hybrid, Residential, and Immersion courses.

Flow of the Academic YearDegree programs course of study begin in the Summer (August Intensive) term or January (January Intensives) terms.