Alliance Theological Seminary

Alliance Theological Seminary is the national seminary of The Christian and Missionary Alliance located in metropolitan New York with an extension in Puerto Rico. As a multicultural, evangelical seminary, ATS is committed to developing in men and women a personal knowledge of God and his work in the world in order to equip them for the ministry of the gospel of Jesus Christ and the expansion of his church.

The Alliance Theological Seminary offers the following degrees:

Master of Arts in Biblical Studies

Alliance Theological Seminary (ATS) offers a master’s degree in Biblical Studies that can be earned either onsite or online.

Master of Divinity

The Master of Divinity degree is a comprehensive, three-year program designed to develop leaders for church and kingdom ministry locally and cross-culturally.

Master of Professional Studies

The Master of Professional Studies (MPS) degree at Alliance Theological Seminary (ATS) is a two-year program designed to prepare leaders for church and kingdom ministry in any cultural context.

Master of Arts in Biblical Literature

The purpose of the Biblical Literature degree is to provide students with a strong biblical and theological foundation for continued research at the doctoral level and professional opportunities.

Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies

The Intercultural Studies master’s degree program at ATS is designed to prepare students for Christian missions related to the global expansion of the church in urban, international, and intercultural contexts.

Doctor of Ministry

The Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) is the highest professional degree for those engaged in ministry.

Nyack College and Alliance Theological Seminary are hosting a comprehensive evaluation visit for reaffirmation of accreditation by the ATS Commission on Accrediting on September 20-24,  2021. The purpose of this visit is to verify that the school meets all applicable Commission Standards of Accreditation. Comments regarding how well the school meets those standards and/or generally demonstrate educational quality may be sent to the ATS Director of Commission Information Services at least two weeks before the visit. Comments may also or instead be sent in writing to Constance Diggs, Director of Academic Affairs and Liaison to the Association of Theological Schools at All comments will be shared with the onsite evaluation committee.