Q1: What is the Chinese Studies Program?
The program is a uniquely-focused ministry track at ATS, designed to prepare God's servants within the context of Chinese Churches.
Q2: Why is the program also called Chinese Bi-cultural and Pastoral Ministries Program?
Chinese Bi-cultural and Pastoral Ministries Program is the full name of the program, as for convenience it is also called the Chinese Studies Program.
Q3: Are courses taught in Chinese?
All courses including the general requirement and concentration courses are taught in English. Only exception is the Chinese Preaching Seminar, it is taught in Chinese.
Q4: What is the admission procedure for the Chinese Studies Program?
The admission procedure is through the Office of Admissions at ATS Rockland campus. All application forms should be submitted to the Office of Admissions at Rockland Campus. ATS Admission information
Q5: What is the distinctness of the Chinese Studies Program?
i.) The program provides practical ministry and learning experiences through our close relationship with Chinese Churches throughout North America and the Greater New York City area.
ii.) One-to-one mentoring relationship for all full time M.Div. students with an experienced pastor.
iii.) Chinese Research Center: it contains over 2 thousand copies of Chinese reference books and journals.