Academic Programs (Tri Semester System)
Bachelor of Theology (B. Th.)
The B. Th. is a three-year ( 9 semester) program in which 120 credits are
required for the degree. This program prepares the students for a rich
ministry in church leadership and teaching and provides a strong basis for
seminary and other graduate studies in thelology, biblical subjects, and
related disciplines, students with a high school diploma (equivalent) may apply for B. Th. course.
Diploma of Undergraduate or Graduate Theological Studies. The D.U.T.S. or D.G.T.S. is not a degree, but provides recognition for
students who are not qualified for a degree at ACS. This program is
particularly suitable for students who want to be trained to serve more
effecvtively in their church. A total of 60 credits of ACS study in the B. Th. program or a total of 30 credits in the M. Div. program is required for this
Master of Theological Studies (M.T.S.)
The M.T.S. is a 60 credit foundational program in biblical and theological
studies. It focuses on developing theological understanding for general
educational purposes by stressing biblical and thelolgical studies.
Master of Divinity (M. Div.)
The M.Div. is a six semester program, taking nomally two years in which 90
credits are required for the degree. It is the most comprehensive and
recognized basic level program to prepare students for the ordained ministry
and for general pastoral and Christian leadership responsibilities in
congregations and other settings. Students with a bachelor's degree may apply for M. Div. program.