To be recognized as a global leader in distance theological education.
To prepare African American and other leaders for ministry in the tradition of liberation, reconciliation, social justice, and the dignity of all humankind.
Our values guide all areas of the infrastructure, operations and academics of the institution.
Payne Theological 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:
Master of Divinity (MDiv)
Doctor of Ministry (DMin)
STUDENT ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT
IMPROVING STUDENT LEARNING
The Board of Trustees, faculty and staff affirm that student learning is at the core of our purpose as a seminary.Learn More
Payne has cultivated educational partnerships with an array of esteemed academic institutions around the country and globally.
Online learning at Payne Theological Seminary offers alternative modes of instructional delivery for students.Learn More