Pentecostal Theological Seminary

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Faculty

17 Faculty Members | 39:01:00 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

Church of God

Mission Statement

The mission of the Pentecostal Theological Seminary is to prepare men and women for Christian ministry in today's world. The Seminary is dedicated to carry out this task as an act of obedience to God under the Lordship of Jesus Christ in the power of the Holy Spirit. The Seminary is committed to the absolute authority of Scripture and to the Holiness-Pentecostal interpretation of the Christian faith as set forth in the Declaration of Faith of the Church of God. The Seminary seeks to be a community of faith, worship, and study, nurturing covenantal relationships and creating awareness of the world mission and global diversity of the Church. It is the intention of the Seminary to help students integrate life and learning in such a way that they may acquire the maturity and professional competency needed to carry out the mission of the Church in the world. As a denominationally sponsored institution, the Pentecostal Theological Seminary is fully committed to the spiritual, doctrinal, and ministerial emphases of the Church of God and is firmly dedicated to educating and serving its ministry.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$2,596

Out of state

$2,596
Graduate

In state

$11,995

Out of state

$11,995

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Academics

Most Popular Graduate programs

  • Theology/Theological Studies
  • Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling
  • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
  • Divinity/Ministry
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Graduate ProgramsX

  • HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
    • Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling
      • A program that prepares individuals, including but not limited to, ordained clergy and other counseling professionals to respond to the emotional and/or spiritual needs of patients and families in health care emergencies and other situations, and to consult with and counsel other health care professionals. Includes instruction in advanced interpersonal communication; individual and small group counseling; interdisciplinary teamwork; crisis management; extended care relationships; self-analysis; medical ethics; pastoral care art; spiritual dimensions of human growth and health; counseling psychology and therapy; and applications to grief, death, emotional collapse, injury, individual/family adjustment, and chronic illness situations. See other colleges that offer this major
  • THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
    • Theology/Theological Studies
      • A program that focuses on the beliefs and doctrine of a particular religious faith from the intramural point of view of that faith. Includes instruction in systematic theology, historical theology, moral theology, doctrinal studies, dogmatics, apologetics, and applications to specific questions of ecclesiastical polity and religious life. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Divinity/Ministry
      • A program that prepares individuals for ordination as ministers or priests in any of the Christian religious traditions. Includes instruction in the theology and polity of a particular church, church law, liturgy and ritual, principles of pastoral ministry, homiletics, evangelism, church/parish organization and management, Christian ethics, church history, and related studies. Examples: [Divinity/Ministry (BD)], [Divinity/Ministry (MDiv)] See other colleges that offer this major
    • Pastoral Studies/Counseling
      • A program that focuses on the theory and principles of pastoral care and prepares ordained clergy to provide non-clinical pastoral counseling to individuals and groups. Includes instruction in pastoral leadership, counseling psychology; crisis intervention; individual and group procedures; theological and spiritual counseling; pastoral care; and applications to specific types of ministry. Examples: [Christian Counseling] See other colleges that offer this major

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$50
Graduate
$75
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
39%
Male Students
61%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian29.64%
  2. Not Specified25.34%
  3. Hispanic/Latino20.14%
  4. Black18.1%
  5. Asian3.39%
  6. Two Or More Ethnicities3.39%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

671

Undergraduate students

244

Graduate students

427

Attendance breakdown

Full time
37%
Part time
63%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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