Academic Programmes

The Academic Programmes at ECWA Theological Seminary Igbaja are broadly available under the following categories or programmes:

Regular Programmes

Full-Time programmes of study are offered at the Igbaja Main Campus in the following areas:

Undergraduate Programmes

  1. Certificate in Pastoral Studies
  2. Certificate in Biblical Studies and Theology
  3. Diploma in Pastoral Studies
  4. Diploma in Biblical Studies and Theology
  5. Diploma in Church Music
  6. BA Missiology
  7. BA Pastoral Studies
  8. BA Christian Education
  9. BA Biblical Studies and Theology
  10. BA Christian Religious Studies

Post Graduate Programmes

  1. Post Graduate Diploma in Theology (PGDTh)
  2. Master in Divinity (MDiv)
  3. MA Biblical Studies (Old and New Testament)
  4. MA Pastoral Studies
  5. MA Missiology
  6. MA Systematic Theology
  7. MA Christian Education
  8. MA Youth Ministry
  9. Doctor of Ministry (DMin)
  10. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Applications for the Regular Programmes are available from November and March.

Summer School

Summer School Programmes are offered for 9 weeks from June to July at the Igbaja Campus for students who cannot attend the Regular Programme. Diploma, Bachelors Degree, Post Graduate Diploma and Master Degree Courses are available and offered during the Summer School Programme. The summer-only student who is admitted into a Four-Year BA Degree Programme should complete his BA within Eight Summer Sessions. The diligent student should expect to complete a semester of courses in one summer session. However, certain practicum and the thesis are not offered as summer courses.

Undergraduate Programmes

  1. Diploma in Pastoral Studies
  2. Diploma in Biblical Studies and Theology
  3. Diploma in Church Music
  4. BA Missiology
  5. BA Pastoral Studies
  6. BA Christian Education

Post Graduate Programmes

  1. Post Graduate Diploma in Theology (PGDTh)
  2. Master in Divinity (MDiv)
  3. MA Biblical Studies (Old and New Testament)
  4. MA Pastoral Studies
  5. MA Missiology
  6. MA Systematic Theology
  7. MA Christian Education
  8. MA Youth Ministry

Applications for the Summer School Programmes are available from March.

Extension Programmes

ETSI runs Extension Programmes at six locations nationwide: Abeokuta, Ibadan, Kabba, Lagos, Osogbo, Abuja and Akure Centres. The extension centers offer Certificate in Pastoral Studies, Diploma in Pastoral Studies and Bachelor of Arts in Pastoral Studies programmes.

Women Bible School

The Women Bible School is situated in the Main Campus at Igbaja and provides training for women, especially minister's wives so that they can effectively work alongside their husbands. The programme provides training in Literacy, Bible Knowledge and Vocational skills. It leads to the award of a Certificate in Bible upon successful completion.