Interdenominational Theological Center

The Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) is a consortium of denominational seminaries located in Atlanta, Georgia. Today ITC educates and nurtures women and men who commit to and practice a liberating and transforming spirituality; academic discipline; religious, gender, and cultural diversity; and justice and peace.


ITC was founded in 1958 through the mutual efforts of four denominations, representing four seminaries, whose mission was to educate Christian leaders for ministry and service in the Church and the global community.

Academics and demographics

Seminaries and programs

Currently, ITC is home to six seminaries:
Seminaries and religious affiliations
School Religious denominations Reference
Gammon Theological Seminary United Methodist Church
Morehouse School of Religion Baptist
Turner Theological Seminary African Methodist Episcopal
Phillips School of Theology Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary Presbyterian Church (USA)
Charles H. Mason Theological Seminary Church of God in Christ

There is also the Harry V. Richardson Fellowship for those students outside of these six seminaries and for non-denominational students and the Lutheran Theological Center


ITC is accreditted by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and the Association of Theological Schools in the U.S. and Canada (ATS).

Degree offerings

The ITC offers Master of Divinty (M.Div), Master of Arts in Christian Education (M.A.C.E.), Master of Arts in Church Music (M.A.C.M.), Doctor of Ministry (D. Min.), and Doctor of Theology (Th. D.).

Notable alumni

This is a list of notable alumni which includes graduates, non-graduate former students, and current students of the Gammon Theological Seminary, the Morehouse School of Religion, the Turner Theological Seminary, the Phillips School of Theology, the Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary , the Charles H. Mason Theological Seminary, the Harry V. Richardson Fellowship, and/or the Interdenominational Theological Center. See also Interdenominational Theological Center alumni.


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