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What is your call to ministry?

What is your call to ministry? Hood Theological Seminary is a graduate school that prepares men and women for transformational leadership in Christian ministry. This site describes programs that can help you to...
      ...pastor a local congregation (MDiv)

      ...serve in a specialized ministry such as Christian Education or Counseling (MTS)

      ...explore theological questions for personal enrichment (MTS)

      ...lay a foundation for a PhD program elsewhere (MDiv or MTS)

      ...retool yourself for more senior church leadership (DMin)


Hoods StudentsHood is an ecumenical seminary in the African Methodist Episcopal Zion tradition. Our students and faculty represent all the pan-Methodist churches, as well as many other Christian traditions.

If you are employed full-time, our Track II weekend program can provide a theological education that will suit your schedule. If you do not have a bachelor's degree, you may wish to explore our Diploma in Christian Ministry program.

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A Memorial Listings page is now available. To view the list, please click on the Alumni & Friends tab and then click on the words In Memory on the drop-down list.

2015 Graduation Activites photos available here! - Order Form here

2014 Hoods Herald Vol XIII No. 1(4.25 MB)

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The Aymer Center - Facilities Use Policies & Guidelines

The Aymer Center - Event Reservation Contract

Alumni Association's 1885 Society Banquet

Position Open - Institutional Advancement Officer

HTS-Alumni Awards Nominations