Taylor University College

Originally established in 1940 as Christian Training Institute, Taylor University College has had a number of significant changes over the years. Located in Edmonton, Alberta, the school is a private college that offers a variety of Christian and Theology based courses.
Formerly known as North America Baptist College and Edmonton Baptist Seminary, the school became an affiliate of University of Alberta in 1988. However, the school did not become an accredited university college until 2002, when it became known as Taylor University College and Seminar and began to offer students undergraduate programs. However, undergraduate programming ceased in 2009 and the Seminary continues to operate and offer programs along with the E P Wahl Centre.

Taylor Seminary is an ideal option for students that want to gain experience in ministry and theology before starting a career the church or ministry.

Student Life at Taylor University College

As one would expect on a smaller campus, community involvement is a large part of the culture at Taylor. There is more than ample opportunity to get involved with other students through the Taylor Student Association and more deeply involved in your studies through the programs offered through the E P Wahl Centre.

Students can expect smaller class sizes as well as instructors and teachers that will provide you with more personalized attention, allowing you to get input and assistance as you see fit.
Academic Programs at Taylor Seminary

Depending on the program that you are applying for, you will be required to have a university degree from an accredited academic institution. Students with college degrees or mature students also have the opportunity to transition a diploma in to a degree program.

Taylor Seminary offers a variety of degree programs at the Masters, Diploma and Certificate level as well continuing education courses.

  • Masters programs: Master of Divinity, Master of Theological Studies (2 Years), Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies (2 Years), and Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies: TESOL (2 Years)
  • Diploma Programs: Diploma in Christian Studies, Diploma in Intercultural Studies, and Diploma in TESOL Studies
  • Certificate Programs: The school offers certificate programs in Biblical Exposition, Pastoral Care, Pastoral Leadership, and Spiritual Formation

Students also have the opportunity to take a number of courses online through Moodle.

The EP Wahl Centre

The EP Wahl centre also offers a variety of courses and programs. The focus on these is to provide continuing education as well as training in the form of workshops, seminars, lectures, and group discussion groups. Programs offered include:

  • Church Administrative Professionals Symposium (CAPS)
  • Healthy Pastors Initiative
  • onWARD Conference
  • Justice Conference
  • E P Wahl Lectures

These programs provide church members the opportunity to engage in professional development and take academic courses that will help further their education and professional skills.

School Address

23 Aveune NW,
T6J 4T3

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    Edmonton, Alberta

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