School of Theology and Ministry


Renea C. Brathwaite, Ph.D, Dean

Message from the Dean

Discovering, understanding, and engaging God’s call are among the most important things a person can do. Not only does calling give meaning, purpose, and direction to our lives; it also brings deep satisfaction.

Calling matters, and I am truly happy that you are a student at Vanguard University as you pursue God’s purposes for your life.

Here at Vanguard University, I serve with a team of dedicated, Spirit-filled faculty who see developing your calling as their primary calling. Along with our rigorous and award-winning scholarship, we have between us over 500 years of ministry experience in an amazing variety of contexts around the world.

Our various theology programs launch students who truly desire to serve God with spiritual, leadership, and academic excellence. We provide:

  • intimate classes
  • close, relational mentorship
  • a world-class faculty, and 
  • a curriculum with proven results

When you graduate, you will be joining a diverse family of illustrious alumni/ae who serve across the globe as pastors, professors, missionaries, denominational officials, scientists, and non-profit leaders and workers, and in numerous other professions.

Your calling matters! We pledge to nurture and develop both you and it.

Departments Housed within the School of Theology and Ministry 

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