Clarksville Theological College & Seminary

"Preparing His Servants To Serve"

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Does Clarksville Theological Seminary accept credits earned from another college or university?

  • The administration staff of Clarksville reviews each applicant's official school transcripts, to determine which credits are transferrable.   The staff will make every effort to accept and transfer credits earned for similarly offered courses however, the transfer credit acceptance is determined by Clarksville solely.

    Any course grades under a "C-" will not transfer for credit, and those credits will have to be made up.

  • Is Clarksville Theological Seminary accredited?

  • Clarksville is a chartered, non-profit corporation, religious by nature and operates on an excluded status as required by the State law of North Carolina. Degree program(s) of study offered by Clarksville Theological Seminary have been declared exempt from the requirements or licensure under provisions of North Carolina General Statutes (G.S. 116-15 (d)) for exemption from licensure with respect to religious education. Exemption from licensure is not based upon any assessments of program quality under established licensing standards.

    Students seeking to transfer degrees or credits should consult with receiving institutions.

    Clarksville has membership with American Accrediting Association of Theological Institutions, Inc. located in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.

    Clarksville Theological Seminary is accepted by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors to grant both undergraduate and graduate level degrees in the following accepted programs.

  • Does Clarksville offer an off-campus extended studies degree program?

  • At this time, Clarksville only offers off-campus extended studies degree programs. We currently offer degrees in two department programs; the Department of Church Ministries and the Department of Religious Education.

    Department of Church Ministries

    This department's degrees are beneficial for Preachers, Evangelists, Missionaries, Youth Pastors, or any persons who desire a deeper understanding of the Word of God.

    Department of Religious Education

    This department's degrees are beneficial for Christian School Teachers and Teacher Assistants, School Administrators, Homeschool Teachers, Sunday School Teachers, Missionaries, and any persons desiring to be involved in academic instruction.

    Clarksville currently has students around the world, studying through our extended studies degree programs.

  • Where is Clarksville Theological Seminary located?

  • Clarksville Theological Seminary is located in Clayton, North Carolina, just a short 15 minute drive from Raleigh, North Carolina and we are close to the I-40 and I-95 interstates.  Clarksville was formerly known as Clarksville School of Theology and was located in Clarksville, Tennessee prior to the school moving to Clayton, North Carolina in 1996.

  • What version of the Bible do you use?

  • We believe the Bible, the Scriptures of the Old Testament and the New Testament, preserved for us in the Masoretic text (Old Testament) Textus Receptus (New Testament) and in the King James Version, is the verbally and plenarily inspired Word of God.   It is the inspired, inerrant, infallible, and altogether authentic, accurate and authoritative Word of God, and that it is the Supreme and Final Authority in faith and practice.   Therefore we use only the King James Version of the Word of God for all classes and course work.

  • How long does an Extended Studies student have to complete their course work?

  • Clarksville recommends a consistent and steady work ethic for Extended Studies course work. We encourage our students to strive to complete a course every 3 months but realize there are circumstances that may require extra time. If a student requires more time to complete the course work, a call or email should be placed to the College Office for notification and approval. As long as a student is active and consistent with their course work and continual notifies the College Office with their progress, we will work with each student, on an individual basis.

  • How do I enroll?

  • The first step in becoming a student at Clarksville is to complete the enrollment packet. If you require an enrollment packet to be forwarded to you please contact the College Office at 919-553-6774, 800-876-9061 or email us at Forms are also available for download on our website.

    After your entire enrollment packet has been received, reviewed, and the $125.00 registration fee has been received; a representative from the College Office will contact you regarding your acceptance into the Clarksville global family. Your first course will be mailed to you, along with a letter explaining your financial responsibilities and methods of payment, within two weeks of acceptance.