Northeastern Seminary's programs are designed around you, your calling, and your schedule. Through innovative online and classroom programs that are Biblically-based, expertly taught, and holistically supported, you will become an active participant in God's creative and redemptive work in this world.

Seminary Programs

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If you're interested in pursuing doctoral studies, consider the Doctor of Ministry program.

Doctor of Ministry

Rigorous individual courses and full degree programs, including field education and capstone experiences, are designed to help you become the person God calls you to be. In our competence focused, formational education, you will be prepared to live and lead in a wide array of vocations.

Receive expert instruction and support from full-time, dedicated faculty

Rochester Consortium

Northeastern Seminary participates in the Rochester consortium of theological schools. Students of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School and St. Bernard's School of Theology and Ministry may register for courses offered at Northeastern Seminary by contacting the Coordinator of Academic Planning. More information on cross registration is available in the catalog.

Academic Services


Find the support you need to succeed with professional academic advising and access to the Learning Center

Advising at Northeastern Seminary occurs on three levels:

  • Admissions Process:
    • Explore your degree options, program curriculum, and requirements to ensure proper program selection.
  • Faculty Advisor:
    • Assigned during the first semester of enrollment
    • Available to assist students in discerning and refining vocational goals and offering guidance regarding proper preparation for those goals, selection of concentrations and research projects
    • Also available for spiritual counsel and educational support as students face the rigors of seminary life
    • Field education director is available to all students as they prepare for and arrange field placements
  • Coordinator of Academic Planning:
    • Meets with individual students to customize semester-by-semester completion plans
    • Allows students to set the pace for their degree completion, to create course loads that are manageable, and to ensure requirements and courses of particular interest are not missed
    • Offers guidance and timeline projections if students are considering a change in degree programs

Graduate students are responsible for arranging advising appointments, which can be conducted in person, via Zoom video-conference, telephone, or Skype.


Academic Support

Marilyn Erickson
Marilyn Erickson
Coordinator of Academic Planning 585.594.6497
Faith Sharp
Faith Sharp
Project Technician, Academic Services 585.594.6623