Educational Effectiveness Statement

Trinity School for Ministry  is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) in the United States and Canada, which requires that all member schools report on their educational effectiveness as it relates to graduation and placement rates of their students. Below, you will find information related to the graduation rate of our students and the placement rate of our graduates. Graduation rates and placement information for the past two years is displayed below.

In the academic year 2015

Master of Divinity:

  • The number of graduates was 12.
  • 10 are in vocational ministries (pastor, ministry professional).
  • 1 is seeking vocational placement.
  • 1 student’s placement is unknown.

Master of Arts in Religion:

  • The number of graduates was 16.
  • 9 are in vocational ministries (youth ministry, teaching, urban ministry).
  • 1 is pursuing further academic work.
  • 6 students’ placement is currently unknown.

Master of Sacred Theology:

  • The number of graduates was 3.
  • 2 are in vocational placement (minister, seminary professional).
  • 1 is in a non-vocational workplace.

In the academic year 2014

Master of Divinity:

  • The number of graduates was 18.
  • 16 are in vocation ministries (pastor, ministry professional).
  • 1 is in a non-vocational workplace.
  • 1 is pursuing PhD work.

Master of Arts in Religion:

  • The number of graduates was 16.
  • 7 are in vocational ministries (Bible translation, missions, teaching).
  • 1 is pursuing further academic work.
  • 8 students’ placement is currently unknown.

Master of Sacred Theology:

  • The number of graduates was 1. Student is serving as an associate rector.