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Mission Statement

The AIIAS Theological Seminary exists to equip mission-driven professional teachers and other church leaders in a wholistic, multicultural, and collaborative approach to learning. The Seminary promotes biblically informed scholarship, spirituality, and meaningful field experience.

Vision Statement

The Seminary endeavors to be globally recognized as a center for research excellence in theology and mission: a place where personal faith is strengthened, biblical understanding sharpened, and a sense of mission embraced.

Goals of the Seminary

  1. Be an influential Adventist voice.
  2. Provide competent human resources for the world church.
  3. Engage in the international, regional, and local communities relevant to the mission of the church.
  4. Foster high academic standards and practice.
  5. Respond to student needs in a supportive way.
  6. Provide essential support systems.
  7. Obtain additional international accreditation.

Core Graduate Profile

Upon completion of their degree programs, graduates of the Theological Seminary will: 

  • Demonstrate the attributes and skills of competent spiritual leaders, including a sense of divine call and communion with God, a compassionate and accepting relationship with other people, personal integrity, and a balanced judgment. 
  • Successfully manage religious programs, personnel, finances, and facilities in a diverse cultural environment.
  • Promote and participate in the global mission of the church.
  • Inspire and facilitate personal ministry growth through a commitment to life-long learning.
  • Initiate critical and creative thinking, serving as a catalyst for advancement and growth. 
  • Demonstrate competence in communicating through the printed medium biblically based responses to contemporary cultural, ethical, and theological issues and challenges. 

Graduate Profile by Program

Graduate Certificate in Ministry

  • Advanced knowledge and practice of pastoral ministry, mission, preaching, and the presentation of biblical truth.

Master of Ministry (MMin)

  • Competent church pastors and administrators who demonstrate advanced skills in pastoral ministry, leadership, and the presentation of Christian doctrines.
  • Teachers at the high school level.

Master of Divinity (MDiv)

  • MMin graduate profile.
  • Bible workers and chaplains.

Master of Arts in Ministry (MA-Min)

  • Experts in intercultural studies with an emphasis in Buddhism, Chinese religions, Islam, or urban studies who are involved in ministry and provide training for church members.
  • Leaders of mission to the group in their specialty.
  • Teachers of mission courses at the college level.

Master of Arts in Religion (MA-R)

  • MDiv graduate profile.
  • Researchers in the area of their academic specialty.
  • Teachers of advanced and specialized courses in the college level.

Master of Theology (MTh)

  • MA-R graduate profile.
  • Teachers at the Master's level in their areas of specialty.

Doctor of Ministry (DMin)

  • M-Div and MA-R graduate profile.
  • Researchers in the area of their academic specialty.
  • Experts in integrating biblical and theological knowledge in church ministry, mission, and leadership.
  • Teachers at the master's level and in the applied theology professional programs at the post-graduate level.

Doctor of Missiology/Doctor of Intercultural Studies (DMiss/DIS)

  • MA-Min and MDiv graduate profile.
  • Experts in missiology and cross-cultural ministry, able to relate theology to sensitive cultural and social contexts, leaders of change.
  • Teachers at the masters and post-graduate levels in applied theology degrees.

Doctor of Philosophy in Religion (PhD-R)

  • MA-R/MDiv graduate profile.
  • Advanced researchers in different areas of their specialty.
  • Teachers of advanced and research courses in the academic theological programs of the post-graduate level in their relevant fields of expertise.

Seminary Professional Programs

Professional Programs

Graduate Certificate in Ministry

Master of Ministry

Master of Divinity 

Master of Arts in Ministry

  Emphasis in Intercultural Studies

Doctor of Ministry

  Emphasis in Church Ministry

  Emphasis in Church Mission

  Emphasis in Church Leadership

Doctor of Missiology

Seminary Academic Programs

Academic Programs

Master of Arts in Religion

  Major in Biblical Studies

  Major in Biblical Languages 

  Major in Old Testament 

  Major in New Testament 

  Major in Theological-Historical Studies 

  Major in Christian Theology 

  Major in Church History 

  Major in Adventist Studies 

  Major in Mission

  Major in Church Ministry 

  Major in Intercultural Studies 

  Major in Church Leadership and Management

Master of Theology

  Major in Old Testament

  Major in New Testament

  Major in Theological Studies

  Major in Historical Studies

  Major in Intercultural Studies and World Mission

  Major in Church Ministry and Leadership

Doctor of Philosophy in Religion

  Major in Old Testament

  Major in New Testament

  Major in Theological Studies

  Major in Historical Studies

  Intercultural Studies and World Mission 

  Major in Church Ministry and Leadership

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