• Theological publishing guide—a new resource for ATS member schools

    The ATS Guide to Religious and Theological Publishing was published and distributed in October to all ATS member schools.

  • New Self-Study Handbook coming soon

    The ATS Board of Commissioners has been busy planning for how it might best support schools as they transition from the current standards to new ones, if these are adopted by the membership in...

  • ATS offers early look at 2019–2020 enrollment

    ATS member schools have been asked to report their headcount enrollment numbers early for the second year in a row as part of the Annual Report Form process.

  • Leading amid change—women leaders gather for strategic conversations

    Attended by a diverse group of nearly 50 women from ATS member schools, the 2019 Women Advancing in Leadership Development Institute was held October 23–25, in Pittsburgh.

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Welcome!

This site is designed to provide resources for all those interested in theological education—faculty, administrators, students, and the public.

The Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS) is a membership organization of more than 270 graduate schools that conduct postbaccalaureate professional and academic degree programs to educate persons for the practice of ministry and for teaching and research in the theological disciplines. The Commission on Accrediting of ATS accredits the schools and approves the degree programs they offer.

In addition, ATS Programs and Services offers educational events and other resources designed to assist member schools with identification of  best practices, development of peer networks, production of research, and exploration of data. See upcoming event offerings below or search under the Resources tab above.

The ATS membership welcomes schools in the Christian and Jewish faiths and includes the full range of Christian denominations—including schools in mainline and evangelical Protestant and Roman Catholic and Orthodox traditions—as well as multidenominational and nondenominational schools. Schools representing other faiths and other organizations interested in theological education may become Affiliates of ATS.

Upcoming Events

All Events
Jan 23

By registration; This free webinar will present highlights from the...

Webinar via Zoom
Feb 6 to Feb 7

By invitation; Offered by the staff of the ATS Commission on Accrediting, this workshop is for ATS member schools with comprehensive evaluation visits scheduled...

Pittsburgh, PA
Feb 10 to Feb 11

By registration. An annual conference to provide African American presidents, deans, and chief academic officers of ATS member schools the opportunity to discuss...

Washington, DC

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