Charting Your Path to Ministry

The Robert E. Cooley Seminary is committed to preparing God’s People through accessible and high touch biblical training for the Service of Jesus Christ.

Dr. Robert E. Cooley for the Cooley Center
"Robert E. Cooley Theological Seminary remains committed to serious study of Scripture in its full context. This means study of the ancient artifacts and the lands in which the events of Scripture took place. Other seminaries have reduced their course offerings in Scripture and the biblical languages; Cooley Theological Seminary has not. If you are serious about Scripture, then this is the seminary for you."
Dr. Craig A. Evans, PhD
Noted author and Biblical scholar, John Bisagno Distinguished, Professor of Christian Origins, Houston Christian University

Why Robert E. Cooley?

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Our online learning platform is designed to meet the needs of busy students, providing access to coursework and resources 24/7, with economical tuition rates and monthly payment plans.


Each learner is embedded in a mentor team comprised of the student, a faculty mentor, a vocational mentor, and a personal mentor making it a key component of the educational experience.


We are proud to be an Integrated Partner of Kairos University, accredited by the Association of Theological Schools and the Higher Learning Commission, providing contextualized learning resources, localized mentoring, and student engagement support for the Robert E. Cooley Theological Seminary community.


The Kairos Digital Theological Library offers students, staff, and faculty access to a library with over 600,000 ebooks, 22,000 journal titles, 50,000,000 full-text, peer-reviewed articles, and over 150 different databases.

What We Offer

The Master of Divinity degree prepares people for religious leadership or service in congregations and other settings as well as for advanced degrees. This degree requires a minimum of 72 credit hours or equivalent units… READ MORE

Since the 1950s, the Western World has been inching toward a post-Christian condition. Canada has plunged into such a condition in North America given that less than 10% of the population attends church… READ MORE

The mission of Robert E. Cooley Theological Seminary (RECTS) is to prepare and equip gifted, called, and passionate leaders to serve God and the worldwide church. RECTS offers a Doctor of Ministry with a focus on Pastoral Theology to fulfill this mission… READ MORE

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