About the Atlantic School of Theology
Atlantic School of Theology (AST) is an ecumenical university that provides graduate-level theological education and research. Recognized as one of the finest theological schools in North America, AST has a faculty and programs that encourage excellence in educational achievement and shape community leaders who draw on their theological and ethical knowledge and skills to help build a better world.
AST is accredited by the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada, and offers a Master of Divinity degree and, through an affiliation with Saint Mary’s University, a Master of Arts (Theology and Religious Study) degree. Other programs include a 10-credit Graduate Certificate Program in Theological Studies, an Adult Education Certificate in Theological Studies, a Diploma in Youth Ministry, and a Diploma in the New Evangelization – with online and on-campus options.
But more than that, AST is a place for research, study and reflection. A place to explore faith and how to draw on it to enrich the lives of others. A place where leaders of today and tomorrow gain the knowledge and skills to change and influence our world for the better. Welcome to a different kind of university. Welcome to AST.