Covenant Theological Seminary is committed to effective education and preparation for a variety of Christian ministries locally, nationally, and globally. Our nearly 3,700 total alumni (defined as students who have earned a degree) currently live or serve in all 50 states and 40 countries in a variety of vocational and non-vocational ministry positions, faithfully serving the Kingdom as senior or solo pastors, associate or assistant pastors, youth or campus ministers, church lay leaders, counselors, chaplains, translators, educators, missionaries, business owners, community and political leaders, film makers, homemakers, and in many other Christ-centered and God-honoring ways.
Our effectiveness is evidenced by the fact that, by God’s grace, the placement rate within twelve months of graduation for our Master of Divinity graduates seeking ministry positions with the Seminary’s recommendation has been consistently high, more than 90% cumulatively for the past 10 years with most graduates entering full-time church leadership. The placement rate for MDiv graduates 2012-13 (the last year for which complete statistics are available) is 98.2%.
Placement for all masters’ degrees, as reported to ATS in 2011-12 (the last year for which all-degree statistics are available), are:
• MDIV: 97.9%
• MAEM: 71%
• MARC: 100%
• MAC: 96%
• MATS: 72%
This placement rate builds upon the student experience in the classroom and community. Student satisfaction surveys reveal the following about the student experience at Covenant Seminary related to our mission.
• 95% of students are satisfied that they have grown in their personal understanding of God’s grace and in their ability to lead God’s people with grace.
• 98% of students are satisfied that they have grown in their ability to minister God’s Word and articulate it clearly.
• 93% of students would commend their experience at Covenant Seminary to others.
Click here for ATS Completion Data.
Covenant Theological Seminary does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, gender or disability in admission to or employment in its educational programs or activities except as required by the doctrinal standards of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA).
The following people have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Melinda Conn, Director of Financial Aid
Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (race, color, national origin) Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972 (gender)
12330 Conway Road St. Louis, MO 63141 | 314.434.4044 x4033
Betsy Gasoske, Registrar
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (disabilities) Age Discrimination Act of 1975
12330 Conway Road St. Louis, MO 63141 | 314.434.4044 x4025
Inquiries regarding the application of non-discrimination policies may also be directed to:
Mike Higgins, Dean of Students
12330 Conway Road, St. Louis, MO 63141 | 314.434.4044 x4975
Alice Evans, Vice President of Business and Finance
12330 Conway Road, St. Louis, MO 63141 | 314.434.4044 x4053
Jay Sklar, Dean of Faculty
12330 Conway Road, St. Louis, MO 63141 | 314.434.4044 x4234
Chris Florence, Vice President of Academic Administration
Adjunct Professors and Visiting Instructors
12330 Conway Road, St. Louis, MO 63141 | 314.434.4044 x4216
The information contained on this Web site is provided as a public service, with the understanding that Covenant Theological Seminary makes no warranties, either expressed or implied, concerning the accuracy, completeness, reliability, or suitability of the information. Links to other Internet sites are provided solely for the convenience of those visiting the Covenant Seminary site and should not necessarily be construed as an endorsement of any or all outside sites linked. Unless otherwise indicated all Scripture quotations are taken from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version ®, copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a publishing ministry of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.
Covenant Theological Seminary is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada, and the following degree programs are approved: MA in Worship and Music, MA in Religion and Culture, Master of Divinity, MA in Educational Ministry, MA in Counseling, MA (Exegetical Theology), MA (Theological Studies), Doctor of Ministry, Master of Theology. The Seminary is approved for a Comprehensive Distance Education Program.
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. Telephone: 412-788-6505 Fax: 412-788-6510 Website: www.ats.edu.
The Seminary is also accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The institution has been approved under Commission policy to offer all its degree programs and to offer up to 20% of its total degree programs through distance education. Contact: Higher Learning Commission, 230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500, Chicago, IL 60604, USA, 800.621.7440, www.higherlearningcommission.org/
For questions regarding the Seminary’s accreditation, please contact Tasha Chapman, Dean of Academic Services, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 314.434.4044.
Department of Education Compliance
Covenant Theological Seminary is actively pursuing compliance with the Department of Education regarding best practices and policies related to its degree offerings. Should an issue arise we wish to deal with it in a fair and judicious manner. Accreditation policy grievances may be reported to Tasha Chapman, Dean of Academic Services, at email@example.com or 314.434.4044.
This is the website of:
Covenant Theological Seminary
12330 Conway Road
St. Louis, Missouri 63141 314.434.4044 firstname.lastname@example.org
The information we collect through this website is not shared with any outside organization for any purposes, but may be used by Covenant Theological Seminary to communicate with and better understand the needs of visitors to the site.
- We collect the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail.
- We aggregate general information on what pages visitors access or visit.
- We collect information volunteered by the user, including survey information and/or site registrations.
- If you supply us with your postal address online you may receive periodic mailings from us.
- We do not partner with or have special relationships with any ad server companies.
If you do not want to receive communication from Covenant Seminary in the future, please notify us by sending an e-mail to covenant.seminary.edu, calling 314.434.4044, or writing to 12330 Conway Road, St. Louis, Missouri 63141.
From time to time, we may use customer information for new, unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our privacy notice. If our information practices change we will post the policy changes to our website and provide the ability to opt out of these new uses.
If you are concerned about how your information is used, please check our website periodically. Users may prevent their information from being used for purposes other than those for which it was originally provided by notifying us at the above addresses.
Upon request we will provide site visitors with access to information that we maintain about them. You can obtain this information by sending us e-mail at the above address, calling us at the above telephone number, writing to us at the above address.
Upon request we offer visitors the ability to have inaccuracies corrected in contact information or other unique identifiers. Users can have this information corrected by sending us e-mail at the above address, calling us at the above telephone number, writing to us at the above address.
We use industry-standard encryption technologies when transferring and receiving consumer data exchanged with our site. When we transfer and receive certain types of sensitive information such as financial information, we redirect visitors to a secure server. We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against unauthorized access, loss, misuse, or alteration of the information we have collected from you.
If you have concerns or additional questions about this information policy, you may contact us at the above addresses or phone number.
All elements of this website (www.covenantseminary.edu) are copyrighted by Covenant Theological Seminary, © 2012. Resources are provided free of charge to visitors of this website and may not be used by any other entity for commercial (profit) purposes.