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Why Austin Seminary?

Whether pursuing an advanced degree to prepare for pastoral ministry or enhancing your role as a minister, teacher, or healer with practical theological learning, Austin Seminary offers a safe, loving, and creative space to answer God’s call.

If you feel called to serve the world through Christian ministry or service—to both lean into your faith and question your assumptions; to both connect with a vibrant community and find your unique place in it; to both channel your convictions and broaden your impact—follow that calling to Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

Grounded in the Presbyterian (Reformed) tradition, Austin Seminary is the seminary for curious, sincere learners who are ready to respond to their deeply felt call to commit to Christian service. Here, students of diverse Christian traditions are encouraged and supported by a family of esteemed faculty as they:

SEEK TO CONNECT

with their calling, their colleagues, and their communities

SEEK TO CHALLENGE

their expectations, their abilities,and their comfort zones

SEEK TO CHANGE

systems and societies—as learners and leaders