Educational Effectiveness

Educational effectiveness is highly valued at the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary. We assess instructional educational effectiveness in a variety of ways including our students’ completion and employment rates as the following data sets illustrate. 
 
 
 
Table 1:  2016-2017 Annual Report Forms--Graduation Rates by Degree Programs--Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary Review of Supplied Information.
 
Note: Results based on compared yearly enrollment and graduation data. Informational: Graduation rates by degree programs comparison of previous year data is not available for Part E. Review: Part E. Other Professional Doctorate Programs (Standards F/G/H, EdD, DMiss, etc.) enrollment has not been reported for graduation rates by degree programs. Review: Part B is 36% greater this year. Review: Part C is 62% greater this year. Review: Part G is 243% greater this year. 
 
 
 
Table 2: ATS Graduation Rates by Degree Programs--Fall 2016 Data--Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary. 
 
 
 
 
Table 3: ATS Completions--2016 Placement for 2014-2015 Graduates--Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary. Basic Programs Oriented Toward Ministerial Leadership. 
 
Note: Results based on data from surveys administered to students at graduation. 
 
 
 
Table 4: ATS Completions--2016 Placement for 2014-2015 Graduates--Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary. Basic Programs Oriented Toward General Theological Studies--and Advanced Programs Oriented Toward Ministerial Leadership. 
 
 
 
 
Table 5: ATS Completions--2016 Placement for 2014-2015 Graduates--Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary. Advanced Programs Primarily Oriented Toward Theological Research and Teaching. 
 
 

 

 

OLDER DATA

In spring 2014 program personnel reported the following employment rates for the 2013-2014 graduates.

Employment Rates for 2013-2014 graduates

Employment Statistics from Andrews University Alumni Survey

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
 

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
In the Summer of 2012 program personnel reported the following employment rates for the 2002-2012 graduates in PhD in Religion section.

(https://www.andrews.edu/sem/assessment/effectiveness/employmentratesforthephdinreligionstudentsupongraduation.html)