Theological Studies(Openseminary)

Eastern University

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36 months
743 USD/credit
743 USD/credit
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Palmer's Theological Studies(Openseminary) degree at Eastern University prepares women and men for careers in parachurch ministry, public policy, and teaching, among others, and encourages approaching all vocations as ministry. 


Eastern University students can choose concentrations in Christian Faith and Public Policy, Biblical Studies and Theology, Christian Counseling, and General Studies.

The Theological Studies(Openseminary) programme

Some pursue this degree in response to God’s call for vocational application in government, advocacy, counseling and lay ministry within their own congregation, or for personal spiritual growth. Others pursue this degree to prepare for PhD studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • A Guide to Seminary Writing
  • Old Testament Study 
  • New Testament Study 
  • Church in Mission through History
  • Nurturing Spiritual Life and Character 
  • Theology and Ethics of Congregational Life

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




48 alternative credits



English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • BA or equivalency 
  • Twelve months of ministry experience 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    743 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 743 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    743 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 743 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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