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Asian Theological Seminary Philippines

School Overview

    • Founded:
    • 1969
    • Size:
    • Small (<5000 students)
    • Type:
    • Private non-profit
    • Category:
    • Universities, colleges
      Religiously affliated
    • Specialization:
    • Seminary 1
    • Climate:
    • Tropical
    • Location:
    • 54 Scout Madri, Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines, 1103
    • Phone:
    • +6329286717
    • Setting:
    • Urban

 The History of Asian Theological Seminary Philippines

Asian Theological Seminary (ATS) is a theological seminary in Quezon City, Philippines. It is one of the largest non-denominational evangelical seminaries in Asia and is passionate about discovering how to incarnate Christ in the diverse contexts of Asia and training workers who can minister the transforming Gospel in such contexts.

The seminary currently offers seven graduate level programs of education with foci on Biblical Studies, Christian Education, Counseling, Intercultural and Urban Studies, Pastoral Studies, Theology and Transformational Urban Leadership. Students could take the Graduate Diploma, Master of Arts, or the Master of Divinity tracks.

In its 45-year history, ATS has grown into a major interdenominational seminary serving approximately 100 different churches and para-church organizations in the Philippines and throughout Asia—surely a testament to God’s power, faithfulness, and grace.

Academic Highlights


Asian Theological Seminary Philippines programs are designed to provide biblical, theological, and ministerial foundations for ministry, with an emphasis on praxis, in order to enable students to integrate theory and practice.

Residential programs

  • Graduate Diplomas: Biblical Languages, Christian Education, Pastoral Counseling, Intercultural and Urban Studies, Advanced Pastoral Studies, Theological Studies, and Transformational Leadership.
  • Master of Arts degrees: Biblical Studies, Christian Education, Pastoral Counseling, Intercultural Ministries, Theology, and Transformational Urban Leadership.
  • Master of Divinity degrees: Biblical Studies, Christian Education, Counseling, Intercultural and Urban Studies, Pastoral Studies, Theology, and Transformational Urban Leadership.

Professional degree programs

  • Master’s Degrees: Master of Ministries, and MBA in Biblical Stewardship and Christian Management.

Certificates: Managing Non-Profit Organisations, Professional Christian Fundraising, Biblical Interpretation, Biblical Preaching, Lay Counseling, Pastoral Ministry, and Transformational Urban Leadership.

  • Doctoral programs
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Contextual Theology
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in intercultural Studies
  • Doctor of Missiology (D.Miss)

Additionally, several of the degrees offered by Asian Theological Seminary are available as fully online programs.

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Asian Theological Seminary Philippines invites applications from persons who are deeply committed to Christ and His kingdom. Such commitment should be joined with acceptance of ATS’s Statement of Beliefs, a life lived in purity and righteousness, and a desire to communicate the gospel in culturally-appropriate ways as opportunities arise. Applicants are expected to be members in good standing Applicants are also expected to lead lives that are distinctly Christian in personal habits and social relationships. Asian Theological Seminary Philippines does not discriminate against any worthy student on grounds of gender, age, race, color, ethnic or national origin, or on the basis of physical disability. Asian Theological Seminary Philippines values diversity in its student body.

  • Admission Procedure: Email scanned copy of Transcript of Records from last school attended
  • Payment of admissions exam fee
  • Take admissions exam
  • Email correspondence
  • Processing of requirements:
  • Duly accomplished application form (ATS Admission Form)
  • Statement of beliefs (Click to download form)
  • Reference from pastor, church official/employer, and friend (Click to download form)
  • Church board endorsement (Click to download form)
  • Assessment of workload (Click to download form)
  • Original Transcript of Records from the last school attended
  • 1pc 2×2 ID picture
  • Latest chest x-ray result
  • Certificate of Graduation
  • Final interview with Director of Student
  • Enrolment
  • Student Orientation

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