Interdenominational Theological Center

Preparing Scholars for Christian Ministry and Public Leadership

Answering the needs of a diverse, multi-religious, global world.

Get prepared for ethical leadership, across diverse industries, in a multicultural world. Learn alongside other denominations. Share doctrines daily. Gain a unique appreciation and perspective through a seminary education that looks, feels and interacts like the real world.

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Seeking to be Theologically Excellent and Socially Relevant

The World’s largest single collaborative institution for the training and development of Christian ministers from an Africentric perspective.

ITC it is the graduate institution delivering the unique Interdenominational Consortium Model approach to theological education.

Applauded for Biblical Interpretation that is Africentric and Inclusive

ITC graduates deliver transformative leadership in the church and in local and global communities.

The Interdenominational Theological Center is the largest freestanding African American theological school in the United States.

A Member of the Historic Atlanta University Center

Transformative education that reaches from Atlanta, across the country and to the world.

ITC is located near the heart of downtown Atlanta, minutes from the city’s entertainment, sports and convention venues.

Mission Statement

The Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) is a Christian Africentric ecumenical consortium of seminaries and fellowships that educates students who commit to practicing justice and peace through a liberating and transforming spirituality to become leaders in the church and local/global communities.

Vision Statement

To be the preeminent world center for Africentric theological engagement developing leaders to advance God’s mission of love, justice and restoration in the world.

Prospective Students

Prospective Students

Your talents and passions will be celebrated at ITC. Learn with students from across the United States in the heart of historic Atlanta.

Professional Learning Center

Professional Learning Center

The Interdenominational Theological Center is a pioneer in educating through a transformative, liberation theology.

Congregational Leaders

Congregational Leaders

Here are tips, tools and teachiings for congregational leaders, both lay and clergy, who are committed to increasing their leadership skills.

Alumni Resources

Alumni Resources

ITC is committed to strengthening the ties that connect us to alumni. We want a lifelong relationship that continues to grow with each graduate.

Rev. Dr. Edward L. Wheeler

Rev. Dr. Edward L. Wheeler
President

We are at our best when our differences do not alienate us from one another and do not eclipse our common humanity.

Joseph N. Evans, Ph.D.

Joseph N. Evans, Ph.D.
Dean, Morehouse School of Religion

I came to serve at the Interdenominational Theological Center because I understand that 21st century Christian practices depend significantly on what people of African descent have to say about the radicalized Jesus of Nazareth and His ministry to abolish imperialism.

Maisha I. K. Handy, Ph.D.

Maisha I. K. Handy, Ph.D.
Vice President of Academic Services/Provost

The ITC provides a learning community that cultivates the existing gifts of students from broad-based ministries and produces leaders with excellent theological education and spiritual formation for engaging the church, community and the world.

Olu Brown, M. Div.

Olu Brown, M. Div.
Pastor Impact Church-Atlanta

ITC was the place that gave me the language to explain God’s call on my life.

Thomas W. Dortch, Jr.

Thomas W. Dortch, Jr.
Chairman and CEO, TWD, Inc.
Chairman, 100 Black Men of America, Inc.
Board of Trustees, Clark Atlanta University

The diverse faiths and experiences offer a transformative education with daily opportunities for interdenominational discussions that can help heal our world today.

Bishop Teresa Jefferson-Snorton

Bishop Teresa Jefferson-Snorton
Presiding Bishop, Fifth Episcopal District, CME

An African proverb that says “wise are those who plant trees whose shade they may never sit under” reminds me of the importance of investing in an institution like the ITC and in students who will be the future ministers and religious leaders in our world.

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2018 Founders’ Day Observances at ITC

2018 Founders’ Week Observances are set across all ITC seminaries. Make plans to attend these annual observances at Gammon Theological Seminary, Morehouse School of Religion, Turner Theological Seminary, Phillips School of Theology, Charles H. Mason...

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Jessica Nicole Williams

ITC has been the platform of growth for me. The education and unique learning experiences have allowed me to dive head first into…

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Rev. Tashara S. Void

Rev. Tashara S. Void a 3rd year, dual-degree student pursuing a Master’s of Divinity and a Master’s of Arts in Religious Education.

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