Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Grand Rapids
Theological Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we're dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.

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Accreditation

Grand Rapids Theological Seminary is a regionally accredited institution of higher education. We are recognized as a rigorous and academically sound theological school that trains ministry leaders and counselors. Accrediting agencies include the Association of Theological Schools and the Higher Learning Commission.

In addition, GRTS is listed as an approved graduate school by the U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, and the United States Army, Navy and Air Force accept graduates of the Master of Divinity and the Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling as candidates for chaplaincy.

Association of Theological Schools

GRTS is accredited by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS). This membership organization consists of more than 250 graduate schools in the United States and Canada that conduct post-baccalaureate professional and academic degree programs to educate persons for the practice of ministry and for teaching and research in the theological disciplines. The Commission on Accrediting of ATS accredits institutions and approves degree programs offered by accredited schools.

Higher Learning Commission

Cornerstone University and Grand Rapids Theological Seminary are accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The HLC approved Cornerstone for accreditation on April 13, 1977.

U.S. Department of Education and Michigan State Board of Education

The U.S. Department of Education lists GRTS as an approved graduate theological institution.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services approves GRTS for the education of international students.

The diversity at GRTS has caused me to be slower to speak and quicker to listen. I’ve learned that my perspective is not always the majority nor is it the correct one. I’ve appreciated that element to my education here.

Timothy Bassett (M.A. ’19)

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SAT & SUN: Closed

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Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we’re dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.