Bachelor in Theology

The Bachelor in Theology program is a four-year residential program of study, training, and formation offered to students who have earned credits of at least 75 units in the Arts and Sciences from any reputable or accredited institution of higher learning. The courses in this program are distributed in eight semesters. 

Master in Divinity

The Master in Divinity Program is a three-year residential program of study, training and formation offered every year to qualified applicants who hold a first Baccalaureate degree in either Arts and Sciences from a reputable or accredited institution of higher learning. The courses in this program are distributed in eight semesters.

Diploma in Ministry

​Objectives: The course aims to:

  • equip lay people theologically and practically to assist in local church ministry and other ministries.

  • provide opportunity for lay people to deepen their knowledge of the Christian faith and practice

  • strengthen the link between SATS and the dioceses as well as other communities.

 

Course Description: The course will be:

  • part-time and must be completed in not more than 3 years.

  • taught at SATS or in the dioceses (or deaneries) upon request.

  • using SATS lay-training manuals and other materials of recognized quality.

  • taught normally in English.

     

 

Content:  The content of the course will be 6 required courses and at least 4 elective courses,

the choice of which will depend partly on the nature of the ministry each candidate hopes to take up after obtaining the Diploma in Ministry.

 

  • Required Courses:  Each required course is expected to consist of 12-16 sessions lasting 2-3 hours.  A required course is only offered with a minimum of 6 participants.

    • The Bible: Our Sourcebook (1 semester course)

    • The Church Down the Ages (Church History) (1 semester)

    • Living Liturgy (1 semester)

    • What Christians Believe (Christian Doctrine) (1 semester)

    • Dynamics of Christian Living (Discipleship & Ethics) (1 semester)

    • How the Church Works (Constitution & Canons) (½ semester)

 

  • Elective Courses: Each elective course consists not less than 6 sessions of 2-3 hours. An elective course is only offered with a minimum of 6 participants.

    • Caring for the Church (Pastoral Matters) (1 semester)

    • Music and Worship (½ semester)

    • Church and Society (Contemporary Issues) (½ semester)

    • Church Administration (½ semester)

    • Evangelism and Church Planting (½ semester)

    • Preaching (½ semester)

    • Youth Leadership (½ semester)

    • An Anglican Perspective (Articles of Religion) (½ semester)

  • Other courses may be agreed between SATS and the dioceses.

 

 

Requirements:

  • A candidate will pay a fee to cover the costs.

  • He/she needs to be competent in English (written and spoken) as he/she will be required to submit at least one written paper and take an examination in each course.

  • He/she must attend at least 90% of the given sessions per course taken and achieve an overall minimum grade of 75 (50%) for submitted papers and exams.

 

Resources:  Resources will include the Manuals produced by SATS, books at the Mosher Library, DVDs, and other quality references/materials.

 

Graduation: The Diploma in Ministry will be conferred at the annual Commencement Exercises of St. Andrew’s Theological Seminary. 

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