Sabah Theological Seminary

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Sabah Theological Seminary
Established 1988
Location Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, East Malaysia
Coordinates: 30°17′35″N 97°43′57″W / 30.293161°N 97.732539°W / 30.293161; -97.732539

Sabah Theological Seminary (STS) is an interdenominational Protestant seminary located in the town of Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, East Malaysia. Established in 1988, STS is accredited by the Association for Theological Education in South East Asia (ATESEA) and a participating school of the South East Asia Graduate School of Theology (SEAGST) from which the Master of Theology degree is awarded


STS is a Christian College which was established in East Malaysia in 1988 to train pastors, church workers and lay-Christians. STS is located on a 10-acre site on Signal Hill adjacent to the centre of the city of Kota Kinabalu. The facilities include an administration and teaching block, a chapel, lecturers’ apartments, students’ hostel, and a computerized library. A wide range of academic and practical courses are offered in Bahasa Malaysia, Mandarin and English. The degree and M.Th. programmes are accredited by ATESEA. The Seminary is interdenominational and is supported by a broad base of churches both in Malaysia and abroad.

Members of The Board Governors[edit]



  • Master of Theology (MTheol)
  • Master of Ministry (MMin)


  • Master of Divinity (MDiv)
  • Master of Theological Studies (MTS) (English Medium)


  • Bachelor of Divinity (BD)
  • Bachelor of Theology (BTh)
  • Diploma of Theology (DipTh)
  • Diploma/Certificate in Pastoral Counseling (Dip.PC/CPC) (Chinese Medium)
  • Certificate of Theological Studies (CTS)


  • Certificate in Christian Social Concern (CCSC)
  • Certificate in Christian Counseling (CCC)
  • Short Term Mission Training
  • Certificate of Church Ministry (CCM)
  • Diploma in Church Ministry (DipCM)
  • Family Ministry General Certificate
  • Certificate of attendance for senior citizens