Calvin Seminary’s distance learning program permits students achieve their academic goals without sacrificing the academic quality or relationships found in on-campus programs. Distance learning is designed to fit into the learner’s schedule, including existing ministry, family or full-time career. Distance program feature a flexible, innovative learning model alongside peers who enrich the seminary experience. Web-based discussion boards and available social media group sessions help facilitate a sense of community. Distance learning has the same academic requirements as campus-based programs and include the same number of courses; class sizes are kept small to allow professors to be available and highly interactive. Online graduate degree programs include arts, divinity and theological studies. A robust FAQ page details many aspects of the program and available resources for the distance student.