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The vision of Methodist Theological Seminary in America is to prepare emerging leaders in the Christian community to transform the world. The fulfillment of this vision inspires, orients, and defines the work of this school.


Mission Statement


The mission of Methodist Theological Seminary in America is to educate students to be competent and dedicated Methodist leaders who will serve the Korean Churches and advance the cause of Christ around the world.


Institutional Goals


As a result of their studies, all students will:

Pursue God

  1. Exhibit a maturing relationship with Jesus Christ
  2. Be able to articulate the importance of Wesleyan distinctives such as prevenient, justifying and sanctifying grace


Learn and Learn to Learn

  1. Demonstrate a foundation of Academic Knowledge and Research skills
  2. Demonstrate an extensive understanding of the Bible


Prepare to Serve (as ministers or active church members)

  1. Gain a variety of ministry experiences and skills
  2. Demonstrate stewardship of their theological training by serving churches and other ministries
  3. Demonstrate commitment to being witnesses to Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria and the ends of the earth