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

Want to explore seminary study?

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 registering through our partnerships.

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.

Semester One, 2022–23

The courses listed here are entry-level courses without prerequisites.

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.)


Courses available at a distance (online)

Online work: Aug. 30 – Dec. 9, 2022
Tuition due: Aug. 22, 2022

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.


Courses available at a distance (hybrid)

Online work: Aug. 1 – Dec. 9, 2022
Hybrid Week on campus: Aug. 15–20, 2022
Tuition due: July 25, 2022

Hybrid courses require presence on campus for part of the course. Hybrid courses begin and end with online assignments and interactions. Students are expected to be on campus for one scheduled week during the course for face-to-face interactions with other students and faculty; this allows students to meet the residency requirements of AMBS’s accrediting agency. Please note: Hybrid courses cannot be audited.

View hybrid 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.


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

Courses meet: Aug. 30 – Dec. 9, 2022
Tuition due: Aug. 22, 2022

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.

Courses requiring presence on campus

Courses meet: Aug. 30 – Dec. 9, 2022
Tuition due: Aug. 22, 2022

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.

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