PURPOSE & VISION
Iliff is a graduate school that cultivates compassion and justice through courageous imagination.
Iliffians are activists, servant leaders, and innovators in diverse religious, secular, and academic communities.
Iliff’s purpose and vision is lived out in degree offerings, initiatives, and labs serving specific users and their needs. These are articulated in the following purposes:
Degree and Initiative Purposes
Master of Divinity (MDiv)
The M.Div. is a three-year master’s degree that is designed to help people enhance and develop inclusive and justice-oriented ministries in the 21st century. It is the primary degree designed for people pursuing ordained and specialized ministries in congregational, chaplaincy, non-profit and other various contexts. They will engage a comprehensive range of ministerial responsibilities, skills, and capacities – intellectual and affective, individual and corporate, ecclesial and public – that inform and support a life of prophetic religious leadership.