Why choose AIIAS?

AIIAS offers distinctively Adventist education. Highly qualified, international faculty and students, and the global reach of internet-based technologies spells excellence and opportunity.

There are at least seven reasons why you should choose to study at AIIAS:

Distinctively Adventist

At AIIAS we champion the teachings and lifestyle of the Seventh-day Adventist church.

Mission Oriented

AIIAS being strategically located in the Philippines provides the advantage of greater access to the "10/40 Window" for conducting research and participating in a wide variety of field experiences. Students and employees are engaged in outreach and witness.

Academic Excellence

AIIAS maintains the highest academic quality, highest accreditation level, and outstanding faculty.

Excellent Supporting Resources

Exemplary graduate research library with a collection of about 70,000 volumes means easier access to a growing gold mine of library resources

Affordable Cost

All students enjoy the highest quality of education through the benefit of subsidy by the world church.

Alumni Impact

AIIAS alumni have become well-equipped leaders around the world committed to the church and its mission.

Exotic Location

Dive to undisturbed coral reefs, enjoy unspoiled tropical beaches, hike up a world-famous volcano, or shoot the rapids. All these activities can be enjoyed within a short distance from AIIAS campus.

AIIAS welcomes application from persons showing initiative, maturity, and interest in learning. Applicants do not need to be members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church to be considered for admission but should be supportive of the mission, goals, and values of the Adventist Church, and willing to abide by the principles of the institution.


1. Choose your program

Are you already thinking of a specific program for you? Yes, or maybe no. Please find out more about us on this website, ask our admissions officer, request more information, contact one of our faculty members, or visit our campus. Check out our academic calendar.

THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY

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GRADUATE SCHOOL

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2. Check your admissions requirements

Once you found your desired program, it’s time to look into the specific requirements to enter that program such as prior experience, coursework, and other documentation.

 

GRADUATE SCHOOL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

 

MBA

MSA

PhD-B

MA Ed

EdS

PhD-Ed

MPH

Admission degree

A four-year baccalaureate degree or its equivalent

A four-year baccalaureate degree or its equivalent

A master’s degree

A four-year baccalaureate degree or its equivalent

MA degree or its equivalent

MA-Ed or its equivalent

A four-year baccalaureate degree or its equivalent

Admission GPA

3.00

3.00

3.50

3.00

3.50

3.50

3.00

Demonstrated English proficiency

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Minimum work experience

No

No

3 years

No

No

3 years (in teaching)

No

Personal statement

No

No

500-750 words

No

No

500-750 words

No

Interview

No

No

Selection interview

No

No

Growth States Interview

No

Assessment

No

No

No

No

No

Proctored writing sample

No

Program entry

June & October

June & October

June & October

March & October

March & October

March & October

June & October

 

THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS

 

MMin

MDiv

MA-R

MA-Min

DMin

DMiss

MTh

PhD-R

Academic degree

BA Religion

Credit of 72

BA Religion

Credit of 54

BA Religion

Credit of 72

BA Religion

Credit of 72

MMin, MDiv, MA-Min, or MA-R

MDiv, MA-Min, or MA-R

MDiv or MA-R

MDiv or MA-R

Admission GPA

2.75

2.75

3.00

2.75

3.33

3.33

3.50

3.50

Demonstrated English proficiency

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Greek/Hebrew

No

No

Yes

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

Minimum Service

None

None

None

2 yrs.

5 yrs.

3 yrs.

2 yrs.

2 yrs. 

Demonstrated writing ability

No

No

No

No

Thesis or Equivalent

Thesis or Equivalent

Thesis or Equivalent

Thesis or Equivalent

Written statement

No

No

500-600 words

No

No

No

600 words

Research Paper

Program entry

 

 

June

 

 

 

 

June

 


3. Submit your application and related documents

As you start your application, think about who will be your reference, who will you contact to ask for transcripts, who referred you to AIIAS, and other details. After checking the admission deadlines and completing your application form, it’s time to submit your application.

Download application

Apply to AIIAS


4. Apply for housing

A housing form should be completed and submitted once the student is admitted to AIIAS (for students coming to the campus).

Student Housing Rates


5. Paying for your studies

A graduate-degree requires for careful planning of your resources to cover your costs. There are many ways to do this such as looking for a sponsor, personal savings, and scholarships. By law, international students are not allowed to work while studying in the Philippines.

Tuition and Fees

Financial Information Summary

Mode of Payment


6. Receive your admission assessment and visa information

Once all admission requirements have been submitted, you can wait for a notification from the Admission and Records office. You will receive an admission assessment and program check sheet before the start of your study. All foreign students are advised to come on a 9(a) Visitor’s Visa, which is valid for a 59-day stay in the Philippines. AIIAS will assist you in processing the change of status from 9(a) visa to a 47(a)2 Scholar Visa.

Visa


7. Begin your journey as an AIIAS scholar

As you transition yourself to AIIAS, please check the class schedule, enroll in courses, move into your dormitory, enroll your children in the AIIAS Academy, or participate in one of our ministries.

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