• The Henry Luce Foundation announces its Fund for Theological Education

    Grants of up to $500,000 for theological schools to develop and implement new models of teaching and learning, research and publication, leadership development, and educational program design

  • State authorization of distance education

    Two experts answer questions about the US Department of Education's State Authorization Requirement of 2010.

  • Six core components of successful DMin programs

    Four decades after its inception, how is the DMin meeting the needs of today's clergy?

  • Janice Edwards-Armstrong to retire

    Search for new leadership education director to begin in early 2016

  • How 2015 graduates are faring

    What they're telling us that schools can use.

  • The Educational Models and Practices project: 10 things we've learned so far

    Schools are responding to changing realities through innovative curricular offerings, scheduling, engagement with particular constituents, partnerships, and delivery methods.

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This site is designed to provide resources for all those interested in theological education--faculty, administrators, students, and the public.

The Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS) is a membership organization of more than 270 graduate schools that conduct postbaccalaureate professional and academic degree programs to educate persons for the practice of ministry and for teaching and research in the theological disciplines. The Commission on Accrediting of ATS accredits the schools and approves the degree programs they offer.

In addition, ATS Programs and Services offers educational events and other resources designed to assist member schools with identification of  best practices, development of peer networks, production of research, and exploration of data. See upcoming event offerings below or search under the Resources tab above.

ATS membership is open to schools in the Christian and Jewish faiths. The current membership represents the full range of Christian denominations, including schools in mainline and evangelical Protestant and Roman Catholic and Orthodox traditions, as well as multidenominational and nondenominational schools. Schools representing other faiths and other organizations interested in theological education may become Affiliates of ATS.

***2016 Biennial Meeting***
Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch
June 28–30



Upcoming Events

All Events
Dec 2

Please be sure to have all applications received by the ATS office by the Wednesday, December 2, 2015 deadline.

Pittsburgh, PA
Dec 9 to Dec 11

By registration; limited to those in their first three years in office. Experienced leaders will move new presidents through issues associated with the president’... READ MORE

New Orleans, LA