Carey Theological College

About Carey Theological College

Located in Vancouver, British Columbia, Carey Theological College is an evangelical Christian seminary that has been providing theological education since 1980. The seminary consists of the Carey Theological College, Carey Institute, and Carey Centre. Carey also affiliated with the University of British Columbia (UBC) with part of the theological schools located on the UBC campus, and is accredited by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS).

Carey offers graduate degrees in theology, ministry, and spiritual formation through the theological college. Through the schools institute programs, students have the option to pursue and undergraduate diploma or graduate certificate in both ministry or Christina studies.

The institute is well known outside of British Columbia, as the “Carey on the Road” program has brought workshops to 5 different countries and 4 Canadian provinces.

Why Choose Carey

Through Carey Theological College students may pursue a variety of programs including Doctor of Ministry, Master of Divinity, Master of Divinity (Chinese Ministries Concentration) and Master of Arts in Spiritual Formation.

The Doctor of Ministry program is designed for Christian leaders with experience in ministry. This course will help students become more creative in how they teach, strengthening their leadership skills and providing a framework on how to fully integrate Christian teachings into everyday life.

The Master of Divinity focuses on the skills needed for leadership in congregational life and others forms of ministry. With the Master of Divinity (Chinese Ministries Concentration) students will learn about the unique cultural challenges of Chinese churches in North America. With this knowledge, the program aims at helping student understands the traditions of Chinese Christianity so that they may be effective leaders within this unique group.

The Master of Arts in Spiritual Formation programs deepens students spiritual awareness with God so that they may be better prepared to lead others.

At Carey Institute students may pursue an undergraduate or graduate level non-degree program. The school offers diverse selections of certificate and diploma programs including:

  • Certificate in Christian Studies
  • Certificate in Ministry
  • Diploma in Christian Studies
  • Diploma in Ministry
  • Specialized CEU program
  • Specialized Chinese Studies Program

Chinese Programs are Unique to Carey

Unique to Carey are a number of programs in Chinese including the Certificate and Diploma in Christina Studies, the Certificate and Diploma in Worship Leadership, and a Spiritual Formation Program for Women. Many choose Carey for their excellence in training and leadership in Mandarin, Cantonese and English languages. Mentors at Carey provide students with the knowledge and dialogue needed to effectively lead a bicultural community.

Life on Campus

At Carey, students have access to a beautiful and modern campus residence for both long-term and short-term stays. Life in Vancouver is never dull with lots of opportunity to stay active and enjoy nature. The city is packed with hiking and cycling paths, mountains for skiing, and rivers to kayak in. In the summer, students can enjoy the beautiful beaches and stunning views of Vancouver. The city offers diverse restaurants, cultural events, entertainment and shopping for everyone to enjoy.


School Address

5920 Iona Drive,
Vancouver,British Columbia
V6T 1J6

Quick Facts

  • Location

    Vancouver, British Columbia

  • Year Founded

    1980

  • Number of Students

    126

  • School Link

    http://www.carey-edu.ca/

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