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Member Schools

Evangelical Theological Seminary

121 South College Street
Myerstown, PA 17067
p: 717-866-5775
f: 717-866-4667
Member Status: 
Accredited
Denomination: 
Evangelical Congregational Church
Member School Representatives:
President:
Anthony L Blair
717-866-5775, 717-628-2136
Dean of Academic Programs:
James Ehrman
717-866-5775
Commission Staff Liaison: 
Tom Tanner
Fall 2018 Data:
Enrollment: 
121 (97.8 FTE)
Faculty Full Time FTE: 
5
Faculty Part Time FTE: 
2.1
Total Faculty FTE: 
7.1
Approved Degrees: 
MA (Bible), MA (Religion), MA in Leadership Development, MA in Marriage and Family Therapy, MA in Ministry, MA in Spiritual Formation and Direction, MDiv, ThD
Harrisburg, PA
Approved Degrees: MDiv
Lancaster, PA
Approved Degrees: MA in Leadership Development
Approved for Comprehensive Distance Education: 
yes
Year of Initial Accreditation: 
1987
Year-term of Last Comprehensive Evaluation Visit: 
2011-fall
Year-term of Next Comprehensive Evaluation Visit: 
2021-fall
Year-month (subject) of next report back(s): 
2019-11 (Experiment on New Educational Approach), 2020-11 (Experiment on New Educational Approach), 2022-04 (Experiment on New Educational Approach), 2022-04 (Exception to Degree Program Requirement)
Accreditation Notes: 
The Board of Commissioners has approved the following exceptions to residency, thereby allowing the school: (1) to count immersion courses towards residency for the MA in Ministry (June 2015) and (2) to offer the MDiv and MA in Ministry degree programs completely online (June 2018). In February 2018, the Board approved a four-year experiment, thereby allowing the school to offer its ThD degree through a combination of intensive courses on campus and faculty-directed individual instruction.