There are several seminaries in Ohio as of 2015, including Trinity Lutheran Seminary in Columbus, St. Mary Seminary in Wickliffe and Ashland Theological Seminary in Ashland. Ashland Theological Seminary also has satellite campuses in Cleveland and Columbus.
Trinity Lutheran Seminary was founded in 1978 and is associated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Students at the school are taught commitment to the gospel, to education and to preparing for service.
St. Mary Seminary helps to train men in the Roman Catholic tradition and is part of the Cleveland diocese. The school focuses on preparing these men for the priesthood and serves as a focal point for advanced theological studies. The school offers both master's and doctorate degrees.
The Ashland Theological Seminary is a post-graduate school associated with Ashland Univeristy, and it is affiliated with the Brethren Church. The school has been around for 113 years and has more than 4,500 alumni throughout the world.
All three seminaries are accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools. They are also ideal for those seeking out post-graduate courses in a religion of choice. In addition to alumni of these schools becoming religious leaders, courses in biblical studies, in the Old and New Testaments and degrees in theology are also offered by all three schools.