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As a certified Green Seminary, CTS is leading the way in eco-justice & care for the environment.

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Two Schools One Mission

Welcome to Christian Theological Seminary, where education, faith, and action meet to create transformative leaders for the church and community. CTS is open to all with graduate programs through its School of Theology and School of Counseling, mental health services through the Counseling Center, and collaboration to mitigate poverty through the Faith & Action Project. Whether you are interested in continuing your education, seeking accessible counseling services, or passionate about promoting justice for all, we invite you to explore our website and discover the many ways you belong here!

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School of Theology

You deserve the best training to step into your calling. That’s why our theology programs are intellectually rigorous, spiritually formative, and emotionally supportive. Pursue your master's degree at the CTS School of Theology.

School of Counseling

At Christian Theological Seminary, we’re just as passionate about the mental health crisis as you are. That’s why we prepare our students to provide compassionate care anywhere. Serve their whole person with your whole person. Pursue your counseling master’s degree at the CTS School of Counseling.

Faith & Action Project

It’s something we live. Practically and intentionally. Learn how our Faith & Action Project is improving lives as we engage in the work of poverty mitigation.

Counseling Center

The CTS Counseling Center provides a safe, accessible environment for clients to work through challenges and receive mental health counseling and therapy. The center welcomes everyone and fees are based on a sliding scale.

Two Schools One Mission

Christian Theological Seminary has two distinct schools with one mission: the School of Theology and the School of Counseling, both forming leaders to serve God’s transforming of the world. We are an institution that educates and forms counseling clinicians in addition to pastors, chaplains, educators, and community leaders.

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Pursuing a degree in Theology or Counseling? Interested in more? Want to learn about our admissions process? With Two Schools and One Mission, CTS offers diverse degree programs to meet your graduate school needs.

Clergy Renewal Program

Renewal & Reflection Opportunities

Our Clergy Renewal Programs, funded by the Lilly Endowment, help sustain the quality of ministry in American congregations and parishes by giving pastors the opportunity to briefly step away from daily obligations and engage in a period of renewal and reflection.

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Giving options as diverse as our community

There are many ways to give to CTS, and all of them increase our capacity to offer an intellectually rigorous, spiritually formative, and emotionally supportive education—one that properly prepares our students to become church and community leaders in service to God’s transforming of the world.