Academic Catalog

Enrollment Options

In recognition of the diversity of life circumstances, Cornerstone Theological Seminary provides flexibility of course options to students. Students can complete course requirements online, on-site, or in a combination of experiences.

Course Modality

On-Campus—A course delivered in a traditional classroom environment (i.e., face-to-face) at a regularly scheduled time. Course resources can be accessed online via Moodle.

Online—A course delivered fully online via Moodle.  Students interact and engage with course content, faculty and other students via recorded lectures, readings, assignments, discussion forums and other online activities anytime during the week before established due dates.

Traditional Semesters

Cornerstone Theological Seminary is a semester- based school with the fall semester running from late August or early September to mid-December and the spring semester running from the third week of January to late April or early May. Residential courses are scheduled Monday to Friday with morning, afternoon and evening options.

Evening Courses

In response to the recommendations of working professionals desiring seminary education, CTS offers a variety of evening courses during the traditional fall and spring semesters. The evening courses meet one night per week throughout the 15-week semester, are available on an audit or credit basis.  


An eight-day intensive (On-Campus) J-term is available each year during the second and third weeks of January. Given the structure of these courses, students are able to enroll in a morning and a separate afternoon course. 

Summer Semester

Cornerstone Theological Seminary offers additional graduate courses in various delivery methods (i.e., On-Campus, Online) during a summer semester which runs from early May through late August. 

Modules: Master of Theology

The Master of Theology degree program is primarily delivered to students through course modules. The course modules are coordinated on an individual basis with the supervising professor. For specific course requirements, consult the Master of Theology degree listing and related course descriptions in this catalog.