Academic Catalog and Policies

Academic Catalog

The AMBS Academic Catalog for 2022–23 is available as a PDF file.

If you download the document and open it from within Adobe Acrobat Reader, you’ll see bookmarks that will help you quickly locate the following information. Using the search feature can also help you quickly find all references to a particular topic.

  • Academic programs and plans of study
  • Course descriptions
  • Admissions and financial aid
  • Academic policies and procedures
  • Tuition and fees
  • Faculty, staff and administration
  • Academic partnerships
  • Academic calendar overview and general AMBS info
  • Indexes by course name and course ID

Academic course list and calendar

View the most recent academic course list and PDF calendar.

Academic calendar

January 2023

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  • Tuition due for all Sem Two Courses
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  • Sem Two begins for all courses
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  • Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (offices closed)
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  • Close of registration to course changes
  • Close of registration to make changes to courses & grading plans
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  • MDiv senior ministry case study paper & interview materials due
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  • 50% tuition refund period ends-for dropped Sem Two courses
  • 50% tuition refund period ends for dropped Sem 2 courses
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Academic policies and procedures

These resources give many of the details that students need for registering; completing degree requirements; understanding grading, time limits for completing degrees, residency; and more.

Disability and Accommodations Policy (PDF) ► The policy addresses sections 504 and 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (revised in 1998 and updated in 2015), which prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability in public and private organizations that receive U.S. federal funding.

Conflict and Grievance Policy (PDF) ► Policies and processes to provide a fair, culturally attentive and structured process for identifying and remediating perceived and actual offenses and injustices in the AMBS learning community.

Sexual Misconduct Policy and Procedures (PDF) ► Use the online Sexual Misconduct Reporting Form to make a report

Student Complaint Process Beyond AMBS (PDF) ► For a flowchart of the complaint process, visit the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements website.


Statements

Statement of Educational Effectiveness (PDF) ► The seminary measures educational effectiveness by accounting for students who are advanced to candidacy for a degree and complete the degree program or continue to make progress toward completion. 

Statement of Renewed Commitment Regarding Sexualized Violence Prevention ► A statement of renewed institutional commitment, offered by Beverly Lapp, Ed.D., AMBS Vice President and Academic Dean.

Teaching and scholarship related to John Howard Yoder (PDF) ► This statement reports on shared agreements that will guide how AMBS faculty teach, critique, interpret, and use Yoder’s work with integrity, recognizing the significance of his theological work and the wrongfulness of his actions.

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