Try an upcoming course

Taking an upcoming course can help you get a feel for what studying with us would be like. Or, it can supplement study you’ve already done.  

At AMBS, students may take up to two courses for credit without having been admitted to one of our degree or certificate programs, with a limit of one course per term. If you are not an admitted student at AMBS and are not enrolled at another seminary, college or university, your first three credit hours at AMBS are 50% off regular tuition rates. (Grebel and CMU students, see this exception.)

Ready to register for a course as a guest?

If you are not yet an admitted student at AMBS and are not enrolled at another seminary, college, or university, please register as a guest student. If you are enrolled at one of our partnership schools, learn more about our registering through our partnerships.

Learn about auditing courses

Campus or blended courses that are open to auditors are designated below either with “Open to auditors” or “Auditors: consult with instructor.” See FAQ: Auditing courses.

Take a course during Semester Two, 2022–23

The courses listed here are entry-level courses without prerequisites. To view all courses AMBS is offering this year, visit our Academic course list page.

COVID-19 update: At this time, we are planning for campus class sessions and Hybrid Week class sessions to meet in person during the 2022–23 academic year. If pandemic conditions require adjustments to delivery formats, we will communicate these to students and instructors. (See also our COVID-19 Update Center for more information.)


Upcoming courses available at a distance (online)

Online work: Jan. 10 – April 28, 2023 (unless indicated)
Tuition due: Jan. 2, 2023

For online courses, students can do their online coursework at different times that suit their individual schedules and needs. (Some courses may require synchronous learning sessions during which students need to be online at the same time; this is noted in the course information.) All course activities are mediated through an online course management system (Moodle). Students interact with professors and peers through course discussion boards, email, video chats, Google Hangouts or other means. Please note: Online courses cannot be audited.

View online course options

Ready to register for a course as a guest?

If you are not yet an admitted student at AMBS and are not enrolled at another seminary, college, or university, please register as a guest student. If you are enrolled at one of our partnership schools, learn more about our registering through our partnerships.

Upcoming courses available both in person and at a distance (campus/blended)

Courses meet: Jan. 10 – April 28, 2023
Tuition due: Jan. 2, 2023

Campus courses require presence on campus and meet on the AMBS campus in Elkhart, Indiana. Classroom sessions have accompanying assignments outside of each class session. While these courses have online requirements, classroom learning is a central element of the course. For additional campus course options, see the “Courses requiring presence on campus” section below.

Blended courses are campus courses that students who are at a distance from Elkhart can join via live videoconference during posted class times (Eastern Time). 

Please note: Audit designations are listed in each course description.

View campus/blended course options

Ready to register for a course as a guest?

If you are not yet an admitted student at AMBS and are not enrolled at another seminary, college, or university, please register as a guest student. If you are enrolled at one of our partnership schools, learn more about our registering through our partnerships.

Upcoming courses requiring presence on campus

Courses meet: Jan. 10 – April 28, 2023
Tuition due: Jan. 2, 2023

Campus courses meet on the AMBS campus in Elkhart, Indiana. Classroom sessions have accompanying assignments outside of each class session. While these courses have online requirements, classroom learning is a central element of the course. For additional campus course options, see the “Courses available both in person and at a distance (campus/blended)” section above.

Please note: Audit designations are listed in each course description.

View campus course options

Ready to register for a course as a guest?

If you are not yet an admitted student at AMBS and are not enrolled at another seminary, college, or university, please register as a guest student. If you are enrolled at one of our partnership schools, learn more about our registering through our partnerships.

Questions? Contact the Registrar’s Office.

Meet the AMBS Admissions Team

From your first inquiry about seminary study to your transition from applicant to student, we’re here to help you.

Janeen Bertsche Johnson, MDiv
Admissions Associate
Teresa Thompson Sherrill
Teresa Thompson Sherrill, MDiv
Enrollment & Financial Aid Specialist
Paul Keim, PhD
Student Services Coordinator
Mary Ann Weber, MA
Director of Enrollment

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