Legal

Memphis Annual Security Report 2014

Click the title above to access the latest annual Security and Fire Safety Report for the campus at 1000 Cherry Road, Memphis, TN, 38117, as required by law.

Legal Statements

Privacy Rights of Parents and Students

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, with which the University intends to comply fully, is designed to protect the privacy of educational records, to establish the right of students to inspect and review their educational records, and to provide guidelines for the correction of inaccurate or misleading data through informal and formal hearings. Students also have the right to file complaints with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act office (FERPA) concerning alleged failures by the institution to comply with the Act.

Institutional Rights and Responsibilities

The graduate catalog represents the offerings and requirements in effect at the time of publication, but there is no guarantee that they will not be changed or revoked. The course offerings and requirements of the institution are continually under examination and revision. However, adequate and reasonable notice will be given to students affected by any changes. This catalog is not intended to state contractual terms and should not be regarded as a contract between the student and the institution. The institution reserves the right to change any provision, offering or requirement, and its effective date. These changes will govern current and readmitted students. Enrollment of all students is subject to these conditions.

Compliance with Federal Law

Harding School of Theology admits students of any race, age, color, and national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, or national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.
Also, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Harding University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational program, activities or employment except where necessitated by specific religious tenets held by the institution and its controlling body.
The Harding School of Theology does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the recruitment and admission of students, the recruitment and employment of faculty and staff, and the operation of any of its programs and activities, as specified by federal laws and regulations. (The designated coordinator for compliance with section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, is Evertt W. Huffard.)

Students with Disabilities

It is the policy of Harding University to accommodate students with disabilities, pursuant to federal and state law. Any student with a disability who needs accommodation should inform the instructor at the beginning of the course. Students with disabilities are also encouraged to contact Dr. Steve McLeod, the Registrar, at (901) 761-1353.

Tennessee Higher Education Commission Information

Authorization Statement

Harding School of Theology is authorized for operation as a postsecondary educational institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. In order to view detailed job placement and completion information on the programs offered by Harding School of Theology, please visit http://tn.gov/thec and click on the “Authorized Institutions Data” button.

Transferability of Credit

Credits earned at Harding School of Theology may not transfer to another educational institution. Credits earned at another educational institution may not be accepted by Harding School of Theology. You should obtain confirmation that Harding School of Theology will accept any credits you have earned at another educational institution before you execute an enrollment contract or agreement. You should also contact any educational institutions that you may want to transfer credits earned at Harding School of Theology to determine if such institutions will accept credits earned at Harding School of Theology prior to executing an enrollment contract or agreement. The ability to transfer credits from Harding School of Theology to another educational institutions may be very limited. Your credits may not transfer and you may have to repeat courses previously taken at Harding School of Theology if you enroll in another educational institution. You should never assume that credits will transfer to or from any educational institution. It is highly recommended and you are advised to make certain that you know the transfer of credit policy of Harding School of Theology and of any other educational institutions you may in the future want to transfer the credits earned at Harding School of Theology before you execute an enrollment contract or agreement.

Cost of Degrees

These amounts are reduced by scholarships and advanced standing.

MASTER OF ARTS
Application Fee:
 
 
 
 
 
$40
Total Charges$37,855
Tuition per hour:$672xhours required for program:54=$36,288
Technology Fee per hour:$24xhours required for program54=$1,296
Student Activity Fee per semester$17xestimated semesters:8=$136
Graduation Fee:$125

 

MASTER OF ARTS IN CHRISTIAN MINISTRY
Application Fee:
 
 
 
 
 
$40
Total Charges:$37,953
Tuition per hour:$672xhours required for program:54=$36,288
Technology Fee per hour:$24xhours required for program:54=$1,296
Student Activity Fee per semester:$17xestimated semesters:12=$204
Graduation Fee:$125

 

MASTER OF ARTS IN COUNSELING
Application Fee:
 
 
 
 
 
$50
Total Charges:$46,247
Tuition per hour:$672xhours required for program:66=$44,352
Technology fee per hour:$24xhours required for program:66=$1,584
Student Activity Fee per semester:$17xestimated semesters:8=$136
Graduation Fee:$125

 

MASTER OF DIVINITY
Application Fee:
 
 
 
 
 
$40
Total Charges:$58,884
Tuition per hour:$672xhours required for program:84=$56,448
Technology Fee per hour:$24xhours required for program:84=$2,016
Student Activity Fee per semester:$17xestimated semesters:15=$255
Graduation Fee:$125

 

DOCTOR OF MINISTRY
Application Fee:
 
 
 
 
 
$40
Total Charges:$21,215
Tuition per hour:$672xhours required for program:30=$20,160
Technology Fee per hour:$24xhours required for program:30=$720
Student Activity Fee per semester:$17xestimated semesters:10=$170
Graduation Fee:$125

 

Completion and Placement Rates

These numbers are from the 2008/09 academic year

Master of Arts

Number Enrolling: 4
Number Completing: 3
Number Graduating: 3
Number Placed: 2

Master of Arts in Christian Ministry

Number Enrolling: 11
Number Completing: 4
Number Graduating: 4
Number Placed: 4

Master of Arts in Counseling

Number Enrolling: 9
Number Completing: 4
Number Graduating: 4
Number Placed: 4

Master of Divinity

Number Enrolling: 21
Number Completing: 10
Number Graduating: 10
Number Placed: 9

Doctor of Ministry

Number Enrolling: 2
Number Completing: 2
Number Graduating: 2
Number Placed: 1

Statement of Institutional Effectiveness

According to data available at the Tennessee Higher Education Commission website for the 2011 graduating class, the percentage of HST graduates who obtain employment related to their degrees within a year of graduation is 86.2%.