The goal of the program is to train competent clinicians who will continue to approach their craft within a broader understanding of the ministry of the church. The overarching conceptual approach for MFT program is an ecological understanding of family systems that examines the interaction of multiple levels of the social environment, from individuals, to couples and families, and beyond. The program is designed for full-time study at the Pasadena main campus and can be completed in two years in a cohort structure, in which students take the same core requirements on the curriculum together throughout the program. The Family Studies FS program provides in-depth coursework for those who wish to develop the competence needed to work with couples, families, youths and children in non-clinical settings, both in and out of the local church context.
The seminary's founders sought to reform fundamentalism 's separatist and sometimes anti-intellectual stance during the ss. Ina Los Angeles Times article labeled him as "one of the nation's leading evangelicals". Fuller's student body of 2, includes students from 90 countries and denominational backgrounds.
The seminary emphasizes integration of the three schools and many students take courses in more than one school. The seminary offers 18 degree programs, including seven master's degrees and 11 advanced degrees. Many graduates from the School of Theology serve in roles as pastors, teachers, or lay ministers at churches of almost every denomination—throughout the U.
The School of Psychology consists of two different departments: Clinical Psychology and Marriage and Family. Distinctive centers have been established for biopsychosocial research; the study of stress, trauma, and adjustment; research in psychotherapy and religion; and child and adolescent development research.
The school equips students to serve in ministries and organizations with a cross-cultural focus. Campuses[ edit ] In addition to its main campus in Pasadena, Fuller Theological Seminary offers classes at eight regional campuses located in the western United States: The seminary also offers a number of distance learning courses, either completely online or in hybrid formats.
Five of the master's degrees can be earned in flexible programs without relocating to one of the campuses:Fuller Theological Seminary - Pasadena, CA Ph.D., Intercultural Studies, Dissertation, Street Signs: Toward a Missional Theology of Urban Cultural Engagement.
Walking Toward Jerusalem is a joint blog of Ashleigh and Jeremiah Bailey, sharing their musings on the Bible, Christianity, religion, and religious culture..
Ashleigh Bailey is a two-time alumna of Fuller Theological Seminary with an MA in Theology () and an MA in Family Studies (). Her thesis “Religiousness and Ego-Identity Status Among Late Adolescent Graduates of Christian Youth.
“Rethinking Theological Method from the Periphery: A Latina/o Pentecostal Perspective.” AAR Western Regional Meeting , Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA. Latina/o and Latin American Religions Section.
The mission of the Department of Marriage and Family at Fuller Theological Seminary is to prepare men and women for service in the fields of marital and family therapy, family life education, and marriage and family studies. BEFORE YOU APPLY. The PhD is the foundational degree program for teaching at a seminary, college, or university.
The PhD in Theology, the highest degree offered by the School of Theology, prepares students for a vocation in theological teaching and scholarship in several ways.
Marianne Meye Thompson is the George Eldon Ladd Professor of New Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary. While specializing in the Gospels and particularly the Gospel of John, she has written on Colossians, the epistles of John, and various theological topics such as God as father in the Scriptures.