Deeper Faith,
Higher Standards

An Important Announcement:

Harding School of Theology will relocate to the main campus of Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas in fall 2024.

Classes will continue as normal through summer 2024.

The HST community looks forward to our last 2 classes at the Memphis campus.



Learning Opportunities

In a world of constantly-changing technology, HST continues to be innovative and adaptive. We offer a variety of course setups so students can personalize their academic experience.

HST Live

Virtual lectures in real-time, with interaction with professors just like in person. 

On-campus classes

Traditional, in-person classes at our Memphis, Tennessee campus.

One-week intensive courses

Full-credit classes with one week in-person and additional work from home all semester.

Since 1958, HST has challenged Christian leaders to develop a deeper faith in God through immersive studies and extensive coursework. Our location and learning opportunities allow students to engage in ministry as they study, converting classroom lessons into real-world experiences that will help them throughout their careers and spiritual lives.


HST is a place where people from all walks of life come to learn and grow together. Whether you're fresh out of college or returning after years in ministry service, we welcome you. Our professors with diverse educational backgrounds will provide a robust learning experience.

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About HST

Harding School of Theology offers graduate-level seminary studies that empower students to fulfill their calling to ministry. Our academic programs challenge Christian leaders to strengthen their faith, develop their leadership skills, and participate in God's global mission.

Degrees & Certificate Programs

Explore a range of graduate degrees from HST, as well as a condensed certificate program and powerful resources for church leaders.

If you'd like to pursue an education at Harding School of Theology, apply online to start your journey. Applicants must have an undergraduate degree, along with four references and official college transcripts.

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Donations help expand our resources to ensure future students receive a cutting-edge education. HST has one of the most robust seminary libraries in the country, thanks largely to generous contributions from the community. Whether you're an HST alumnus, a prospective student, or an enthusiast of theological studies, your support can make a difference.