The Asian Theological Seminary, Inc. (ATS) was registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as a non-stock, non-profit religious and educational corporation on September 16, 1976. It is a religious higher educational institution that prepares God’s workers for the Church in Asia. Its office is located at #54 Scout Madriñan Street, South Triangle, Quezon City. The organization has 33 regular staff, 23 part-time staff , 1 volunteer staff and 15 members of the Board of Trustees.
It received a 3-year certification on September 3, 2002 that ended on September 2, 2005
It was certified for five (5) years on April 10, 2006 and which ended on April 9, 2011. It was re-certified for 5 years on October 27, 2011 and which ended on October 7, 2016.
Its purposes, among others, are “to train eligible students for ministry and/or research in the evangelical church; to aid the Asian churches in reaching their own goals; to train the student in the knowledge of the Bible and Biblical interpretation, biblical and systematic theology; to develop the student’s skills for the communication of Biblical truth; to inform and challenge the student to worldwide missionary concern and commitment; to arrange for active ministry in a local church through an internship program and to provide for personal spiritual growth, social development, and the strengthening of moral integrity”.
ATS is accredited by the Association for Theological Education in South East Asia (ATESEA), the Asia Theological Association (ATA) and recognized by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED).
ATS is funded through donations, grants, gifts and contributions in local and foreign currencies from donors, supporters, friends, and seminary students.