The purpose of the program is to provide skills and knowledge to pastors and Christian leaders who have been involved in ministry at leadership level for over five years without any formal theological training. This program will provide practical knowledge and skills in Sinhalese and Tamil medium to pastors who seek to enhance their ministry skills. Further more students will be provided a conceptualized training with skills and knowledge in order to develop local churches in Sri Lanka.

Entry requirements

  • Ministry experience in Christian leadership over five years.
  • Candidate’s descriptive essay on ministry and vocational experience, including positions held and dates of service (350 to 500 words maximum).
  • Two references from a leading lay person presently serving in a church and from a senior Christian leader in the same context.
  • Obtaining 50% in the assessment test.  Depending on the assessment and demonstration of prior learning up to 30 credit hours could be awarded.  If not one would need to follow the recommended courses.

Graduation Requirements

  • Successful completion of 130 credit hours
  • Since the Diploma in Theology is an academic program, B.A in Mission and Ministry will be considered as a pragmatic program.  Hence all Diploma in Theology holders need to complete the core 15 courses (31 credits) in order to meet graduation requirements.
  • 10,000 word research paper


The Bachelor of Theology program designed to equip and enables church leaders, Christian teachers, pastors with sound doctrines. This program will deepen and broaden students' biblical understanding in order to serve better in their fields. 

Entry requirements

  • Successful completion of 12 years of schooling, or
  • Successful completion of the Diploma in Theology program
  • Obtain the necessary pass marks (60%) from the English for Theological Education test

Graduation Requirements

  • Successful completion of 120 credit hours
  • Successful completion of a 10,000 word thesis
  • Recommendation and evaluation report on character, spiritual development and ministry by the sending organization or pastor.


The BA in Holistic Child Development course is designed to further equip and train those who have successfully completed the Diploma of Holistic Child Development or those having equivalent accredited competencies.

Entry Requirements

  • Successful completion of Diploma in HCD or equivalent accredited child related courses.
  • Completed application with pastor’s recommendation.

Graduation Requirement

  • Successful completion of 15 courses
  • Successful completion of a 10,000 word thesis on child-related topic.
  • Recommendation and evaluation report on character, spiritual development and ministry by the sending pastor.