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Welcome to the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary
An Accredited Seminary of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

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Register now for our next Conference, 6 pm Wed. October 22 to noon Fri. October 24, 2014.  
Register at  EXPLORING A CALL Phone: 800.369.UDTS Email:

The process of discerning and exploring a call to ministry is a great adventure! It is a journey that is best undertaken with a little help from friends and others who are familiar with the various twists and turns that you may encounter along the path. We invite you to join the faculty and staff of the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary for our semiannual Exploring a Call to Seminary Conference, offered both Spring & Fall. The Conference begins with dinner on Wednesday and ends with lunch on Friday.

During this conference you will have the opportunity to meet with faculty and students, attend classes and worship, visit our beautiful campus, and explore many aspects of the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary exceptional community life. Over meals together and presentations, we will help guide you as you explore how a theological education will enhance your life. You will be in the company of others who are wrestling with the same questions, and with students who have already walked along similar trails.  Learn how the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary can play a part in your journey as you explore God's call.


The University of Dubuque Theological Seminary is an ecumenical Christian community with students and faculty from the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), as well as the United Methodist Church, the United Church of Christ, the Reformed Church of America and a number of other denominations. 

Admissions information and videos are available here.

Dubuque Seminary offers two master's degrees, the Master of Divinity and the Master of Arts in Missional Christianity. Both degrees are available in either residential or distance formats.In addition, we offer a Doctor of Ministry degree for those already in ordained ministry. And we provide online continuing education for clergy.

REGISTER NOW  for Christian Leadership Plus
Online Classes for Pastors and CREs

Easy to Access Five Week Classes
Only $150 per class!

If this is your first online class with UDTS you will also need to take an Introduction to Online Learning class which costs $75, please let Ms. Boone know if you need this class.

To register contact Bridgett Boone: 563.589.3691 | EMail:

Fall 2014 class information:
  • “Prayer for Pastors”
    Dr. Gary Hansen
    September 15 – October 17
  • “An Advent of Alternatives: The Lectionary, Year D, and Beyond”
    Dr. Tim Slemmons
    October 20 – November 21

For more information: CLICK HERE

ATS Accreditation Visit to the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary

 The University of Dubuque Theological Seminary will be undergoing an accreditation review from the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools, November 17-21, 2014. The Commission invites third-party comments in writing to the school and/or to the commission concerning the institution’s qualifications for accreditation. Comments are particularly welcome regarding the General Institutional Standards ( and the Educational and Degree Program Standards ( Please send comments to the ATS Director of Accreditation Services at or Ms. Keri Samson, Director of Institutional Research, University of Dubuque, at



Campus visits are the best way to learn about the wonderful community at the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary. If you would like to schedule a visit, please fill out and submit this form.


Learn more about our Distance theological education

Take a tour of Dubuque, a picturesque, family-oriented city. 

Interested in attending seminary? Please contact Seminary Admissions, click here, phone us at 800.369.UDTS or send an email to