Welcome to Taylor Seminary!
To learn more about studying at Taylor, start at the Registrar's Office page.
About Taylor Seminary
Taylor Seminary is a Christian graduate school, accredited by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) dedicated to the task of developing Christ-minded leaders who make a difference in the world.
The mission of Taylor Seminary is to provide graduate-level theological education for men and women who are committed to obey the Lord in career, church and community. Our primary focus is on training for pastoral and other vocational Christian ministries.We also prepare those who are called to serve as intentional disciples of Christ in the marketplace and society. We perform this ministry within a context which is both Baptist and evangelical.
We recognize that choosing a seminary requires much thought, prayer and research. These pages can provide facts and information, and some sense of our vision for theological education. Check out our 2014-15 Catalogue.
However, these resources cannot adequately convey the character of our school, or the passion for ministry evidenced by our faculty, staff, and students. We invite you to come and experience Taylor Seminary first-hand. Come and visit our campus. Sit in classes, worship in chapel and mingle with our faculty and students. We'll provide you with lodging and meals during your stay. Email or call our admissions office to arrange your visit. We look forward to seeing you in person.
If would like to arrange a visit or want more information about Taylor Seminary, you can also email us about that.
Congratulations on choosing Taylor Seminary, where faith and learning come together to build the leaders of tomorrow. At Taylor Seminary, you will prepare for life and your career, further studies or ministry as you grow within a community like no other.
The mission of Taylor Seminary is to develop Christ-minded leaders who make a difference in the world. We do this by providing graduate-level theological education for men and women who are committed to obey the Lord in career, church and community. Our primary focus is on training for pastoral and other vocational Christian ministries. We also prepare those who are called to serve as intentional disciples of Christ in the marketplace and society. We perform this ministry within a context which is both Baptist and evangelical.
To accomplish this, the seminary seeks:
- to give students a foundation in Scripture and the Christian heritage
- to help develop within students the skills required to minister the grace of God wherever He may lead them
- to cultivate a faith in God that will sustain students in joy and sorrow, as well as attract others to a similar reliance and obedience
- to set students confidently on a path in which their knowledge, skills and faith will develop throughout a lifetime of effective and generous service to God and His Kingdom
The Registrar’s Page contains information on courses, timetables and examinations. Find out more about the Schalm Memorial library and explore the Calendar of Events at Taylor.
We are proud that you have chosen Taylor Seminary, and we are confident that you will go on to great success in whatever you choose to do. We hope that you will stay in touch with our Alumni Association after graduation. We know that you have found the best place to learn as you train for a life of serving God.
Accreditation, Affiliations and Partnerships
Taylor Seminary is an accredited member of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada. Accordingly, ATS mandates that the following statement be posted to attest to this accreditation:
Taylor College and Seminary is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada, and the following degree programs are approved:
MDiv, MA in Intercultural Studies, MTS
The Commission contact information is:
The Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada
10 Summit Park Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15275
Taylor Seminary is currently in the midst of the process of seeking reaffirmation of accreditation from ATS, which is necessary every ten years. Three subcommittees are busy working on various aspects of a self-study, evaluating all aspects of Taylor.
Taylor also holds institutional membership in the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, the Canadian Corporation for Studies in Religion, the Association for Theological Field Education, and the Western Association of Registrars of Universities and Colleges of Canada, and Network of Evangelical Seminaries in Western Canada.
Taylor continues to develop significant partnerships within the evangelical and higher education communities. These partnerships include North American Baptist churches, NAB Leadership Centers, Sioux Falls Seminary, Vanguard College, Urban Sanctuary, Carey Theological College, Cameroon Baptist Theological Seminary, Education Consortium for Contextual Learning (ecCL), Network of Evangelical Seminaries (NETS) in Western Canada, Young Life, and the Baptist Union of Western Canada (BUWC).
The seminary is an institutional member of In TRUST. In Trust seeks "to educate and inform those responsible for the governance of the graduate theological schools of North America." We are members of a number of educational groups, including Christian Higher Education Canada (CHEC). Additionally, Taylor has been a member of the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce since 2000.
New Students Start Here
Research and Writing Seminar (video tutorial)
Important Student Information
2014 Orientation Handouts (Coming Soon)
2013 Orientation Handouts (PDF) (documents from a previous year for reference only)
Introduction and Tutorial for Online Courses (includes video tutorial and Moodle FAQ)
Moodle Sandbox (New to our online learning software? Click here to experiment with a demo version of this widely-used asynchronous platform. Remember that once you are admitted to Taylor as a student you will be given your own unique log-in and password to the official Taylor Moodle site.)
Read more about Taylor Seminary here:
The Bridge (online archive of Taylor's institutional magazine)
Taylor Seminary Viewbook (PDF will open in a new window)