Old Anglican Catholic Church, USA

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American Anglican Evangelical Seminary

     American Anglican Evangelical Seminary (AAES) is the official school of theology of the Old Anglican Catholic Church (OACC). It is also open to anyone seeking a solid Christian theological education, whether or not they desire to affiliate with the OACC.


    The Seminary is a distance learning theological educational institution. Seminary courses are delivered via email and are self-paced. Students submit completed exams and papers by email. This methodology permits students the opportunity to study anywhere and at anytime. All you need is access to the internet.


    The primary mission of AAES is to provide quality theological educational opportunities at a fraction of the cost of other schools. Currently, the Seminary offers the following educational programs.


Graduate Degrees

  • Master of Ministry (MMin) in Biblical Studies
  • Master of Ministry (MMin) in Pastoral Leadership
  • Master of Ministry (MMin) in Chaplaincy


Note: There are only two prerequisites required for acceptance into one of the above graduate programs: a completed application; and a recognized baccalaureate degree in an appropriate Christian theological discipline (i.e., Biblical Studies, Theology, Canon Law, Divinity, Ministry, Religious Education, Sacred Literature, Sacred Scripture, Christian Counseling, etc.). For those with a secular baccalaureate degree please see our certificate program.


Master of Ministry in Biblical Studies (13 Courses/No Thesis/39 SH Credits)

Biblical Studies (4 Courses/12 Credits)

GBST-610 Panorama of the Bible (3 SH)

GBST-620 Leading Bible Studies (3 SH)

GBST-630 Truth That Transforms (3 SH)

GBST-640 Panorama of Christian History (3 SH)


Hermeneutics (2 Courses/6 Credits)

GHER-700 He Gave Us Prophets (3 SH)

GHER-710 He Gave Us Scripture: Foundations of Interpretation (3 SH)


Theological Studies (4 Courses/12 Credits)

GTHE-600 Building Your Theology (3 SH)

GTHE-610 Building Systematic Theology (3 SH)

GTHE-620 Building Biblical Theology (3 SH)

GTHE-630 The Heart of Paul's Theology (3 SH)


Christian Ministry (3 Courses/9 Credits)

GCHM-600 Welcome to Your Ministry (3 SH)

GCHM-610 Discover Your Spiritual Gifts (3 SH)

GCHM-620 Your Ministry of Prayer (3 SH)


Master of Ministry in Pastoral Leadership (11 Courses/Thesis/39 SH Credits)

Biblical Ethics (1 Course/3 Credits)

GBET-600 Making Biblical Decisions (3 SH)


Hermeneutics (2 Courses/6 Credits)

GHER-700 He Gave Us Prophets (3 SH)

GHER-710  He Gave Us Scripture: Foundations of Interpretation (3 SH)


Theological Studies (4 Courses/12 Credits)

GTHE-600 Building Your Theology (3 SH)

GTHE-610 Building Systematic Theology (3 SH)

GTHE-620 Building Biblical Theology (3 SH)

GTHE-630 The Heart of Paul's Theology (3 SH)


Pastoral Leadership (4 Courses/12 Credits)

GPSL-600 Learning to Serve (3 SH)

GPSL-610 Equipping for Leadership (3 SH)

GPSL-620 Preparing to Preach (3 SH)

GPSL-630 Contending for the Faith (3 SH)


GTHS-790 Thesis Project (6 SH) 

An original thesis will demonstrate the student’s ability to perform original theological research at a scholarly level. The thesis must deal with subject matter directly related to pastoral ministry (i.e., Ministerial Leadership from a biblical, historical, sociological, and theological perspective. Matters pertaining to a Christian perspective of conflict resolution, reconciliation skills, cross-cultural awareness, communication, organizational systems studies, strategic change processes, and individual and social transformation processes, etc.). The thesis will be a minimum of 75 pages and no more than 100 pages of literary quality and theological content. Six hours of academic credit, as a part of the 39 hours required for the Master of Ministry in Pastoral Leadership degree, will be granted for the thesis project. A faculty adviser will be assigned to assist the student with their thesis project.


Please contact SeminaryDean@OACCUSA.ORG for more information regarding Thesis preparation and submission.


Master of Ministry in Chaplaincy (11 Courses/Thesis/39 SH Credits)

Biblical Ethics (1 Course/3 Credits)

GBET-600 Making Biblical Decisions (3 SH)


Hermeneutics (2 Courses/6 Credits)

GHER-700 He Gave Us Prophets (3 SH)

GHER-710 He Gave Us Scripture: Foundations of Interpretation (3 SH)


Theological Studies (4 Courses/12 Credits)

GTHE-600 Building Your Theology (3 SH)

GTHE-610 Building Systematic Theology (3 SH)

GTHE-620 Building Biblical Theology (3 SH)

GTHE-630 The Heart of Paul's Theology (3 SH)


Chaplaincy (4 Courses/12 Credits)

GCHP-610 Nursing Home Chaplaincy (3 SH)

GCHP-620 Hospital Chaplaincy (3 SH)

GCHP-630 Law Enforcement Chaplaincy (3 SH)

GCHP-640 Prison Ministry (3 SH)


GTHS-790 Thesis Project (6 SH)

An original thesis should demonstrate the student’s ability to perform original theological research at a scholarly level. The thesis must deal with subject matter directly related to the unique ministry of chaplaincy (i.e., Chaplaincy from a biblical, historical, sociological, and theological perspective. Unique specialized skill sets pertaining to performing the pastoral, caregiver, emotional, and spiritual support roles of a chaplain. Matters pertaining to the biblical, theological, and doxological aspects of chaplaincy in pluralistic settings; practicing a ministry of God’s presence internally and be a bearer of God’s presence to others; practicing biblical leadership and ministry skills that display God’s presence, etc.). The thesis will be a minimum of 75 pages and no more than 100 pages of literary quality and theological content. Six hours of academic credit, as a part of the 39 hours required for the Master of Ministry in Chaplaincy degree, will be granted for the thesis project. A faculty adviser will be assigned to assist the student with their thesis project.


Please contact SeminaryDean@OACCUSA.ORG for more information regarding Thesis preparation and submission.


Graduate Degree Graduation Requirements

- Completed application with enrollment fee of $50.00

- Satisfactory completion of all courses (minimum grade of B required to pass each course; 

  overall GPA of 3.0 or above)

- Acceptance of thesis project (if required for degree program)

- Payment of all fees:

   Enrollment fee - $50.00 (reimbursable towards graduation fee)

   Per 3 SH course tuition - $50.00 (prepaid)

   Thesis supervision fee - $100

   Graduation fee - $100.00 (includes diploma and 2 official transcripts)

   Total fees - $700.00 ($600.00 if all fees are paid in advance)


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ONLINE SEMINARY APPLICATION

PAPER SEMINARY APPLICATION


Certificate Programs

  • Certificate in Biblical Studies


    The Seminary offers a course of study (equivalent to one-year of college) leading to a Certificate in Biblical Studies. This program may be helpful for those who aspire to ministry but do not have any formal theological education. Also, the Certificate in Biblical Studies may be used as partial fulfillment of the baccalaureate prerequisite for those desiring to enter an AAES graduate degree program but do not possess a recognized baccalaureate in an appropriate Christian theological discipline.


Certificate in Biblical Studies (10 Courses/30 SH Credits)

Old Testament Studies (3 Courses/9 Credits)

COTS-100 Kingdom, Covenants and Canon of the Old Testament (3 SH)

COTS-200 The Primeval History (3 SH)

COTS-300 Father Abraham (3 SH)


New Testament Studies (5 Courses/15 Credits)

CNTS-100 Kingdom and Covenants in the New Testament (3 SH)

CNTS-200 The Gospels (3 SH)

CNTS-300 The Book of Acts (3 SH)

CNTS-400 Paul's Prison Epistles (3 SH)

CNTS-500 The Book of Revelation (3 SH)


Basic Christian Doctrine (2 Courses/6 Credits)

CBCD-100 The Apostles' Creed (3 SH)

CBCD-200 We Believe in Jesus (3 SH)


Certificate Graduation Requirements

- Completed application with enrollment fee of $50.00

- Satisfactory completion of all 10 courses (minimum grade of C required to pass each course)

- Payment of all fees:

   Enrollment fee - $50.00 (reimbursable towards graduation fee)

   Per 3 SH course tuition - $50.00 (prepaid)

   Graduation fee - $100.00 (includes diploma and 2 official transcripts)

   Total fees - $600.00 ($500.00 if all fees are paid in advance)


Apply Now!

ONLINE SEMINARY APPLICATION

PAPER SEMINARY APPLICATION


For more information, including special reduced tuition for our combined Certificate of Biblical Studies/Graduate degree program, please contact SeminaryDean@OACCUSA.ORG .


  • AAES is accredited by the Anglican Evangelical Ministries International (AEMI) to offer ministry degrees for OACC Clergy and those seeking ordination with the OACC, as well as those seeking a sound and affordable Christian education. The Seminary is in the process of seeking accreditation by the U.S. Department of Education (DOE). We expect the accreditation process to take approximately six years. 
  • AAES accepts Christian students regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, or status as a veteran.  
  • AAES provides tuition discounts to military, police, firefighters, EMS and certain clergy and chaplains.  AAES provides scholarships to worthy recipients. Please contact the Dean for more information.
  • Course Audits are currently unavailable.  
  • Tuition and fees are reviewed in November of each year, and may change effective January 1 the following year. Current tuition and fees are guaranteed through January 1, 2017.  
  • AAES Courses are protected under U.S. Copyright Laws. Violators will be prosecuted.