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Andersonville Theological Seminary


Anderson Theological Seminary
Post Office Box 545
Camilla, Georgia 31730-545


For more than 25 years, Andersonville Theological Seminary has offered distance education focused on academic programs designed for Christians actively serving in the ministry. The school has also developed a program that allows students to earn their seminary degrees from home while continuing to actively serve in the field. ATS offers Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, and doctoral degree programs in ministry, theology, divinity, biblical studies, Christian and pastoral counseling, and Christian education. They are accredited by the Transworld Accrediting Commision and Andersonville requires that students must study the actual Scriptures and be practically tested on them.

ATS places a great importance on exegetical and expositional Bible courses in all of their courses and operates with a sound biblical doctrine. Students are often required to go verse-by-verse through key book of the Old and New Testaments. Students must illustrate their comprehension of course lectures, required readings, and Bible passages and pass multiple test formats. Studies in each program are centered on God's word, with professors who teach from the academic and practical side of ministry work. Additional programs with a strong Greek and Hebrew core have been developed including graduate studies in Biblical Studies, Divinity, and Theology.

ATS offers a 60-semester hour associate program, six majors at the Bachelor's level, and seven graduate level majors. ATS programs focus on training students to face 21st century challenges along with traditional theological studies, they offer certification in Substance Abuse and Addictions . Courses are offered in a variety of formats, focusing on the most practical method available for each student. The majority of ATS courses are taught by audio CD while other courses are offered through textbooks and research. ATS offers discounts, payment plans, and low tuition rates for all of their programs and courses.


Quick Facts:

  • Founder, Dr. Hayes opened Andersonville Baptist Seminary in the late 1970s to offer active in-the-field Christians seminary studies through a quality distance program at an affordable rate before changing its name to Anderson Theological Seminary in the early 1990s

  • Since the 1990's, the seminary's student body had been represented by all 50 states, 24 foreign countries and over 5,000 active students.

  • Andersonville partnered with the National Christian Counselors Association (NCCA) to add a strong Christian Counseling program to its growing student body.

  • ATS has been chartered by the State of Georgia as a non-profit Christian seminary and approved by the Georgia Non-public Postsecondary Education Commission for religious exemption.
  • This school profile has been compiled and updated by The CollegeBound Network. The school is not affiliated with The CollegeBound Network and shall not be considered a sponsor of this program.

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