Statement of Educational Effectiveness

Institutional/Educational Effectiveness Snapshot AY 2015-2016

Winebrenner Theological Seminary serves God’s mission of reconciliation in changing the world by preparing servant leaders of the Lord Jesus Christ for effective ministry in the Church and the World. The faculty and staff of WTS are committed to providing an educational experience that meets this mission. The following reflects a snapshot of this demonstrated educational effectiveness using data based on the 10 individual graduating with Masters or Doctoral degrees in 2016.

Graduation Rates

Percentage of Students Graduating in 150% of degree length or less

DMIN

100%

MAFM

66%

MAPT

100%

MATS

No Graduates in the 2015-2016 AY

MDIV

100%

MACC

No Graduates in the 2015-2016 AY

 

Capstone Success by Program

Program

% of Students who meet or exceed the requirements of their program’s capstone course, thesis, or dissertation

DMIN

100%

MAFM

100%

MAPT

100%

MATS

No Capstones in the 2015-2016 AY

MDIV

100%

MACC

No Capstones in the 2015-2016 AY

 

Graduate Satisfaction

Skill Area

% Satisfaction

Ability to use and interpret Scripture

90%

Ability to teach well

100%

Knowledge of church doctrine and history

90%

Ability to lead others

90%

Ability to conduct worship/liturgy

80%

Awareness and appreciation of the globalized context in which ministry is practiced

90%

Ability to work effectively with both men and women

80%

Ability to relate social issues to faith

90%

Knowledge of Christian philosophy and ethics

80%

Ability to think theologically

90%

Measures of Personal Growth

% Satisfaction

Empathy for the poor and oppressed

88%

Ability to pray

82%

Enthusiasm for learning

92%

Insight into troubles of others

84%

Desire to become an authority in my field

90%

Trust in God

98%

Self-discipline and focus

88%

Respect for other religious traditions

86%

Respect for my own religious tradition

92%

Ability to live my faith in daily life

94%

Self-confidence

90%

Self-knowledge

96%

Strength of spiritual life

90%

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