Central Seminary Ann Arbor Michigan

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Master of Arts degree:  This program has an emphasis on theological studies. It includes the M.Div. core classes plus additional courses and electives.  The M.A. program serves the needs of students who want to explore the theological disciplines in preparation for additional graduate study or to become more effective in the local church or for personal enrichment. The M.A. degree requires 48 semester credits.

Master of Divinity degree: This program offers the core curriculum for the M.Div. degree with the understanding that courses could be transferred to an accredited seminary to complete the degree.  Or students may complete the M.Div. degree by completing classes online through Central Baptist Theological Seminary.

If interest warrants, Central Seminary Ann Arbor MI may offer the professional courses needed to complete the M.Div. degree in the future.  (Students intending to transfer credits should consult with the site director.)  Many of these courses will be offered online. The full degree requires 75 semester credits.

Certificate in Theological Studies: This program is intended for Lifelong Learning students who wish to audit master’s level courses. This program is helpful for church members and leaders who want to pursue serious theological study but who do not want to complete a degree.  The certificate will be awarded upon completion of at least four courses.


Course Offerings: Fall 2013


PT 501   Caring Ministries of the Church (3 credits)               

Oct. 11-12, 18-19; Nov. 1-2, 8-9, 22-23

Fridays 6-9 p.m. and Saturdays 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Instructor:  William Foster, M.Div.; ACPE Supervisor, St. Joseph Mercy Health System


CH 501   Christian Heritage I (3 credits)

Sept 16 - Dec 16

Mondays 6 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Instructor: Waldemar Schmeichel, Ph.D.


Course Offerings: Spring 2014


HB 506    Women in the Bible (3 credits)

March 1, 15; April 5, 19; May 3, 10

Saturdays 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Instructor: Astrid B. Beck, Ph.D.


NT 501    New Testament I (3 credits)

March 7-8, 21-22, 28-29; April 11-12, 25-26

Fri. 6-9 p.m. and Sat. 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Instructor: Paul Simpson Duke, Ph.D.


ET 501    Christian Ethics (3 credits)

Jan. 27- May 12

Hybrid Course: Meetings on campus: Jan 27, March 17 and May 12                                                           

Mondays 6-9 pm.                         

All other coursework is offered on-line.

Instructor:  Julie J. Kilmer, Ph.D. 


For information about taking classes at our site please contact:

Rev. Dr. Julie J. Kilmer
Site Director
Associate Professor of Theology & Ethics
Central Seminary Ann Arbor
517 East Washington Street
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104

Phone: 517-803-9685

Email: jkilmer@cbts.edu

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