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.
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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)
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Betsy Gasoske, Registrar
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Inquiries regarding the application of non-discrimination policies may also be directed to:
Mike Higgins, Dean of Students
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Alice Evans, Vice President of Business and Finance
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Jay Sklar, Dean of Faculty
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Chris Florence, Vice President of Academic Administration
Adjunct Professors and Visiting Instructors
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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/
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