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Member Schools

Evangelical Theological Seminary

121 South College Street
Myerstown, PA 17067
p: 717-866-5775
f: 717-866-4667
Member Status: 
Accredited
Denomination: 
Evangelical Congregational Church
Member School Representatives:
President:
Anthony L Blair
717-866-5775, 717-628-2136
Dean of Academic Programs:
James Ehrman
717-866-5775
Commission Staff Liaison: 
Tom Tanner
Fall 2017 Data:
Enrollment: 
104 (75.9 FTE)
Faculty Full Time FTE: 
5
Faculty Part Time FTE: 
3
Total Faculty FTE: 
8
Approved Degrees: 
MA (Bible), MA (Religion), MA in Leadership Development, MA in Marriage and Family Therapy, MA in Ministry, MA in Spiritual Formation and Direction, MDiv, ThD
Harrisburg, PA
Approved Degrees: MDiv
Lancaster, PA
Approved Degrees: MA in Leadership Development
Reading, PA
Approved Degrees: MA in Leadership Development
Comprehensive Distance Education Program: 
yes
Year of Initial Accreditation: 
1987
Year of Last Comprehensive Evaluation Visit: 
2011
Year of Next Comprehensive Evaluation Visit: 
2021
Year-month (subject) of next report back(s): 
2018-11 (Exceptions (ES.1.6)), 2020-11 (Experiments (ES.1.6)), 2022-04 (Experiments (ES.1.6))
Year-month (subject) of next focused visit(s): 
2018
Accreditation Notes: 
In June 2015, the Board of Commissioners approved exceptions to residency requthereby allowing the school to count immersion courses towards residency for MA in Ministry and MA in Leadership Development degree programs. In February 2018, the Board approved a four-year experiment, thereby allowing the school to offer its ThD degree through a combination of intensive courses on campus and faculty-directed individual instruction.