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Chicago Theological Seminary is an ecumenical seminary of the United Church of Christ. It prepares women and men for leadership in the church and society through Master of Divinity (M.Div.), Master of Arts in Religious Studies (M.A.), Master of Sacred Theology (S.T.M.), Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.), and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programs. It enrolls approximately 220 students from over 20 denominations / religions traditions. A seminary is a specialised university-like institution for the purpose of training candidates for positions within a religious context. ... The United Church of Christ (UCC) is a mainline Protestant Christian denomination in the United States, generally considered within the Reformed tradition, and formed in 1957 by the merger of two denominations, the Evangelical and Reformed Church and the Congregational Christian Churches. ... Master of Divinity is a common degree among theological seminaries and is considered the minimum academic requirement for ordination into pastoral ministry. ... A masters degree is an academic degree usually awarded for completion of a postgraduate or graduate course of one to three years in duration. ...

It is fully accredited by the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada and by the North Central Association. It one of the 11 seminaries in the Association of Chicago Theological Schools (ACTS website (http://campus.northpark.edu/acts/)).

The seminary is located at 5757 S. University Avenue, in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago. It is directly adjacent to the campus of the University of Chicago. Ā Hyde Park is a neighborhood on the south side of Chicago, located seven miles south of the Loop; it is home to the Museum of Science and Industry and the University of Chicago. ... Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ... The University of Chicago is a private co-educational university located in Chicago, Illinois. ...

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The Chicago Theological Seminary is an ecumenical seminary of the United Church of Christ.
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Chicago Theological Seminary, a seminary of the United Church of Christ, serves Christ and the churches and the wider faith community by preparing women and men in the understandings and skills needed for religious leadership and ministry to individuals, churches and society.
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