Theological Seminary

Equipping mission-driven leaders in a wholistic, multicultural and collaborative approach to learning

You will find AIIAS to be a place where personal faith is strengthened, biblical understanding sharpened, and a sense of mission embraced.

Academic Programs

The program is intended for persons wishing to obtain an academic degree in religion at the master’s level, with a concentration in some field of religious studies. It is designed primarily for students who wish to qualify themselves for teaching religion.

The program offers a third level degree in theology and is similar to the Doctor of Philosophy in Religion (PhD). It is intended for MDiv or MA-R graduates with a strong academic orientation, who wish to become specialists in Applied Theology, Biblical Studies, or Historical-Theological Studies.

The program is an advanced academic degree and its main purpose is to prepare teachers, scholars, and researchers for institutions of higher learning, particularly related to the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

Professional Programs

This is a practice-oriented program for future ministers and lay-members in church leadership by providing skills in ministry to a range of contexts for professional practice.

The Master of Arts in Church Administration is a professional degree program designed for people who plan to enter or upgrade in pastoral ministry.

The Master of Divinity is a professional degree designed to prepare and upgrade pastors, Bible workers, and chaplains.

The Master of Arts in Church Administration is a professional degree program designed for people who plan to enter or upgrade in pastoral ministry.

The DMin is a professional degree program primarily designed to serve the needs of pastors, mission executives, church leaders, and other ministry professionals.

This program is a combined academic and professional degree with the main purpose of equipping pastors, mission leaders/teachers, administrators, and other ministry professionals with advanced cross-cultural mission skills.


Applied Theology

A study of the biblical foundation and historical background of Christian worship with attention to principles, plans, methods, and resources for worship

Biblical Studies

Developing competent leaders and scholars with a solid biblical foundation who exhibit clear scriptural thinking and practice, relevant to the needs of a global church.


Developing leaders who carefully relate biblical truth and historical insights within the context of a deep experience of God’s grace and reflect in an integrative way on Christian theology and its implications for the spiritual and moral life of the believers.

Faculty & Staff

Ricardo Gonzalez

Dean, Seminary

Eike Mueller

Assistant Dean, Seminary

Karole Margarette Mercado

Secretary to the Dean

Sheri Joy Namanya

Associate Editor

Ivy May Ambat

Secretary, Biblical Studies and Historical-Theological Studies Department

Contact us

Telephone Number: (+63) (46) 414-4340