Brite Divinity School

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Brite Divinity School
Type Seminary
Established 1914 (1914)
Religious affiliation
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Academic affiliation
Texas Christian University
Address 2855 South University Drive, Fort Worth, Texas, United States
32°42′36″N 97°21′35″W / 32.710136°N 97.359683°W / 32.710136; -97.359683Coordinates: 32°42′36″N 97°21′35″W / 32.710136°N 97.359683°W / 32.710136; -97.359683

Brite Divinity School is affiliated with and located at Texas Christian University. It is also affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Along with being accredited by the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Brite is approved by the University Senate of the United Methodist Church and receives support for its Baptist Studies program from the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. About thirty different denominations are represented in the student body of Brite, with the largest two usually being members of the Disciples of Christ and the United Methodist Churches. The current 20 full-time faculty members represent several different denominations.


Brite Divinity School is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges[1] and the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS) and approved by ATS to grant the following degrees:[2]

  • Master of Divinity (M.Div.)
  • Master of Arts in Theology and Ministry (M.A.T.M.)
  • Master of Theological Studies (M.T.S.)
  • Master of Theology (Th.M.)
  • Certificate of Theolgoical Studies (C.T.S.)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Biblical Interpretation (Hebrew Bible or New Testament); Pastoral Theology and Pastoral Counseling
  • Doctor of Ministry (D.Min)
  • Collaborative Degrees in collaboration with the Neeley School of Business: M.Div./M.B.A., M.A.T.M./M.B.A. and M.T.S./M.B.A. or in collaboration with the TCU Department of Social Work: M.Div./M.S.W., M.A.T.M./M.S.W., M.T.S./M.S.W.
  • Certificate Programs in Biblical Studies; Black Church Studies; History, Theology, and Ethics; Military Chaplaincy; Pastoral Care; and Gender and Sexual Justice

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  1. ^ "Member Schools: Brite Divinity School". Southern Association of Colleges and Schools - Commission on Colleges. Retrieved 26 June 2015. 
  2. ^ "Member Schools: Brite Divinity School". Association of Theological Schools. Retrieved 26 June 2015. 

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