General Information About Emmanuel Christian Seminary
Emmanuel School of Religion is a graduate seminary located near Johnson City, Tennessee, in the heart of the spectacular Blue Ridge Mountains. Established in 1965, the school seeks to accomplish seven major goals in the life of every student: 1. To develop a mature love for God, commitment to Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior, and awareness of the Holy Spirit in the life of the church. 2. To understand the Christian faith as it has been revealed in Scripture, experienced throughout the history of the Church, and explored in twenty centuries of Christian thought. 3. To appreciate the Stone-Campbell heritage, with its concern for the restoration of the universal Church to the spiritual standards of the New Testament. 4. To recognize the dignity and worth of all men and women as persons created in the image of God. 5. To contextualize the Christian faith in relation to contemporary and global cultures. 6. To test and refine one’s theology of ministry. 7. To acquire skills in the various practices of ministry and mission. Our graduates go on to work in a variety of ministries, including preaching, pastoral care, Christian education, campus ministry, hospital and military chaplaincy, and cross-cultural missions. In order to provide our students with the best possible preparation for any ministry experience, we have assembled an outstanding faculty. The Emmanuel Village helps to create a deep sense of community and mutual support. Our chapel has services every class day to provide spiritual refreshment as well as experience in leading worship. While Emmanuel believes in giving our students a rigorous academic experience, we know that good ministerial preparation needs to touch every aspect of life. Emmanuel offers four degrees in order to help our students learn to become effective ministers of the Gospel: Master of Divinity, Master of Arts in Religion, Master of Arts in Global Ministry, and Doctor of Ministry. More information on each of these programs is available through our online catalog.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities
- Distance learning opportunities
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- Christian Churches and Churches of Christ
- Master's degree
- Suburb: Midsize
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 144 Native American 0 Asian 0 African American 5 Hispanic 1 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates Enrolled FullTime Graduates 90