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Seminary Outcomes

Seminary graduates lead and serve in a wide-range of ministries, from professional pastoral leadership to lay ministry roles to non-profit and church para-ministry. Here is a small sample of EMS graduates and how they serve.

Hardaye Ramjit '17

 Hardaye Ramjit (Moonie) MACL '17

 L eader Lee Heights Community Church

Jason Wagner

Jason Wagner, MDiv '18

Prison Chaplain, Rockingham County Jail

Anne Kaufman Weaver

Anne Kaufman Weaver, MDiv '16

Chaplain at Landis Homes, Lititz, Pennsylvania

Dennis Gingerich

Dennis Gingerich, MDiv '79

Pastor, Cape Christian Fellowship (Cape Coral, FL) Gingerich is founding pastor of Cape Christian Fellowship, with 3000 attenders weekly. He is also the lead chaplain for the Cape Coral Police Department.

Outcome Data

EMS is committed to comprehensive assessment of both student learning outcomes and student achievement. The seminary tracks multiple measures of student achievement, including student graduation rates and employment in ministry-related positions. Data for each measure are presented in the tables below.

Graduation Rates

The table below presents the percentage of degree-seeking students, by entry year, who complete their intended degree program within 200% of normal time.

Master of Divinity

2008-09

2009-10

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

# in Cohort

19

18

20

18

32

17

13

# Graduating (in 6 years)

14

13

15

10

14

11

11

Graduation Rate

74%

72%

75%

56%

44%

65%

85%

MA in Christian Leadership

             

# in Cohort

2

1

1

1

2

3

1

# Graduating (in 4 years)

0

1

1

1

1

1

0

Graduation Rate

0%

100%

100%

100%

50%

33%

0%

MA in Religion

             

# in Cohort

2

2

1

3

2

4

1

# Graduating (in 4 years)

1

1

1

2

1

2

0

Graduation Rate

50%

50%

100%

67%

50%

50%

0%

Overall

             

# in Cohort

23

21

22

23

15

19

14

# Graduating

15

15

17

18

11

13

9

Graduation Rate

65%

71%

77%

78%

73%

68%

64%

*Graduation rates are based on 6-years for the MDiv degree and 4-years for the two MA degrees.

Placement in Ministry-Related Positions

The table below presents the placement data for alumni from each graduating class, including the number of alumni who are employed in ministry-related positions in the first year after graduation.

Master of Divinity

2014-15

2015-16

2016-17

2017-18

2018-19

# of Graduates

25

14

9

16

15

Vocational Placement

19

8

8

13

13

Other Placement

5

5

1

3

2

Placement Rate

96%

93%

100%

100%

100%

MA in Christian Leadership

         

# of Graduates

4

2

2

4

5

Vocational Placement

3

2

2

4

4

Other Placement

0

0

0

0

1

Placement Rate

75%

100%

100%

100%

100%

MA in Religion

         

# of Graduates

4

 

1

 

1

Vocational Placement

1

 

1

 

0

Other Placement

3

 

0

 

1

Placement Rate

100%

 

100%

 

100%

*Placement information gathered within the first year after graduation.

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