Academics at CTS
Christian Theological Seminary is an academic learning community that lifts up the inherent worth and dignity of all and prepares leaders to transform the world. We offer graduate and doctoral degrees in theology and counseling, as well as non-degree options for continuing education. Whether you’re looking for an advanced degree, interested in auditing an individual course, hoping to improve your career skills, or passionate about lifelong learning, we have a program for you.
Fall Applications Due by: June 15th
Fall Deadline Extended to July 31st!
Spring Applications Due by: November 15th
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.
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School of Theology
School of Counseling
Skills for Flourishing Congregations
Our Life in Common Series
Compelling Preaching Initiative
Christian Theological Seminary is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada.
The following degree programs are approved:
- Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
- Master of Divinity
- Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy
- Master of Theological Studies
- Doctor of Ministry
- PhD in African American Preaching and Sacred Rhetoric
The Commission contact information is:
The Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in
the United States and Canada
10 Summit Park Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15275 USA
Christian Theological Seminary is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association (312-263-0456).
The new PhD in African American Preaching and Sacred Rhetoric, already accredited by the Association of Theological Schools, has not yet been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission; it is currently under review in the HLC’s accreditation process.
More information on the Higher Learning Commission and North Central Association is available by clicking the logo above.
Christian Theological Seminary is accredited by the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement.
As an approved institution this agreement permits us to enroll students in other states for our online courses.
More information about the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) is available by clicking the logo below.
Educational Effectiveness and Student Outcome Data
In compliance with accreditation requirements, Christian Theological Seminary publishes the data as indicators of the school’s educational effectiveness and outcomes. Data is taken from surveys of graduating students and alumni/ae as well as information provided by the Registrar’s office.
Complaints and Grievances
To file a complaint, please consult the following resources:
Distance education students residing in other states may contact the Indiana Commission for Higher Education concerning complaints after having completed the student complaint process.
CTS is a proud sponsor of the Hispanic Summer Program, which is held annually at one of several seminaries that sponsor this intensive two-week program. Hispanic/Latinx students and bilingual students who are interested in Hispanic ministries may enroll for a maximum of two courses per summer (two credits each) toward a CTS degree. Instruction is in Spanish and English, covers a wide range of the theological curriculum and focuses on the Hispanic/Latinx church and ministries. Financial assistance for travel, housing and tuition is provided by sponsoring institutions. For more information, ask your Admissions contact.