Phoenix Seminary

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Coordinates: 33°28′50″N 111°59′27″W / 33.480672°N 111.990930°W / 33.480672; -111.990930

Phoenix Seminary
Phoenix Seminary seal.png
MottoScholarship with a Sheperd’s Heart
Established1988 (became independent 2004)
PresidentDr. Brian J. Arnold
Location, ,

Phoenix Seminary is a evangelical, Protestant, Christian seminary in Phoenix, Arizona. It was founded in 1988 as a branch campus of Western Seminary and became independent in 1994.[1]


Phoenix Seminary is accredited by the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada and the Higher Learning Commission.[2][3]

The seminary offers several degrees, including: Master of Divinity, Master of Arts (Biblical and Theological Studies), Master of Arts in Counseling, Master of Arts in Ministry, Master of Theology, and Doctor of Ministry.[2] The seminary partners with Ottawa University in a Master of Arts in Professional Counseling program.[4] The seminary also offers a Graduate Diploma in Biblical Studies.[5]


Classes were held at the former Scottsdale, Arizona, campus from 2000 through 2005.[6] In 2005, Phoenix Seminary purchased and moved its campus to a new building in central Phoenix. In 2017, the seminary moved to a new campus in Scottsdale, Arizona.[6]


  1. ^ "News briefs". Christianity Today. October 3, 1994.
  2. ^ a b "Member Schools: Phoenix Seminary". Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada. Archived from the original on 2013-05-13. Retrieved 2013-09-25.
  3. ^ "Accreditation". Phoenix Seminary. Retrieved 2013-09-25.
  4. ^ "Master of Arts in Professional Counseling". Phoenix Seminary. Archived from the original on 2011-06-06. Retrieved 2010-07-20.
  5. ^ "Graduate Diplomas". Phoenix Seminary. Retrieved 2010-07-20.
  6. ^ a b "Historical Milestones". Phoenix Seminary. Archived from the original on 2010-07-08. Retrieved 2010-07-28.

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