Educational Effectiveness

Educational effectiveness is highly valued at the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary. We assess instructional educational effectiveness through a variety of ways including our students’ completion and employment rates.
 

Employment Rates

In spring of 2012, Andrews University conducted a survey of alumni who graduated 5 years previously. From the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary, 21 responded. 


Overall Post-Graduation Employment Statistics:
The graduates included Master’s degrees in religion, religious education, divinity, pastoral ministry, and youth and young adult ministry; and doctoral degrees in religious education, ministry, and religion. 

  • 18 (86%) were employed one year after graduation. 
  • 11 indicated that their employment was very related to their degree
  • 3 indicated their employment was somewhat related to their degree
  • 4 indicated that they were employed in a field unrelated to their degree.


Master of Divinity Employment Statistics:
In the spring of 2010 the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary conducted a survey of recent Master of Divinity graduates and found that 76% of respondents were employed.


Ph.D. in Religion Employment Statistics
Ph.D. in Religion program has a 91%  employment rate from 2002-2012.

Graduation Rates

  • Doctor of Ministry 6 year completion rate for the 2006 cohort is 51.6%
  • Master of Divinity 4 year completion rate for the 2004 cohort is 74.2%
  • Master of Divinity 4 year completion rate for the 2005 cohort is 100%
  • Master of Divinity 4 year completion rate for the 2006 cohort is 68.4%
  • Master of Divinity 4 year completion rate for the 2007 cohort is 58.1%
  • Master of Divinity 4 year completion rate for the 2008 cohort is 61.5 %
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