Are you a pastor (with a Bachelor of Arts in Theology with 72 religion credits) and want to upgrade your education while working in the field? Study online and earn a Master of Divinity (MDiv) -- an internationally recognized degree for ministerial education. It also meets the primary requirement for doctoral degrees if you want to pursue further theological studies.


Programs Offered

There are two ways in which this program is offered online to meet the needs of students coming from different educational backgrounds:

Master of Divinity (MDiv)

Master of Ministry (MMin)

Master of Arts in Church Ministry (MA-CM)


Graduate Certificate

Are you a busy lay worker who wants more training in theology? The Graduate Certificate in Ministry is a postgraduate program that is designed for lay workers who have no theology background.

Graduate Certificate in Ministry

Apply now or contact us for more information.

Mission Statement

The AIIAS Theological Seminary exists to equip mission-driven professional teachers and other church leaders in a wholistic, multicultural, and collaborative approach to learning. The Seminary promotes biblically informed scholarship, spirituality, and meaningful field experience.

Vision Statement

The Seminary endeavors to be globally recognized as a center for research excellence in theology and mission: a place where personal faith is strengthened, biblical understanding sharpened, and a sense of mission embraced.

Goals of the Seminary

  1. Be an influential Adventist voice.
  2. Provide competent human resources for the world church.
  3. Engage in the international, regional, and local communities relevant to the mission of the church.
  4. Foster high academic standards and practice.
  5. Respond to student needs in a supportive way.
  6. Provide essential support systems.
  7. Obtain additional international accreditation.

Theology Schedule of Course Offerings





Jan 6 - Mar 6

MSSN 577 Growing Disciples and Mission

E Dizon
Mar 16 - May 15

LEAD 630 Church Leadership and Administration

D Cruz
Jun 1 - Jul 31

THST 631 Distinctive Doctrines of the Seventh-day Adventists

Aug 10 - Oct 9

CHMN 645 Dynamic Sermon Design

Oct 19 - Dec 18

CHIS 570 History of the Adventist Church

Oct 19 - Dec 18

CHMN 665 Urban Ministry and Mission



Jan 11 - Mar 12

CHMN 679 Ministry and Spiritual Life

Jan 11 - May 7

MSSN 500 Introduction to Mission

Mar 22 - May 21

THST 540/MSSN 540 World Religions

Mar 22 - May 21

NTST 563 Acts of the Apostles

May 31 - Jul 30

OTST 540 Hebrew Grammar

May 31 - Jul 30

THST 522 Doctrine of the Church


 *Schedule is subject to change without prior notice. Please contact us for more information.

Liang Chuan Shan
MMin & GCM Program Director



Pavel Zubkov
MDiv Program Director