Distance Education

Ministry training in the Puritan, Reformed tradition regardless of where you live.

Four Types of Distance Education Classes

Available Spring 2018 (beginning Jan. 16, 2017)

Online Courses:

311 – Ancient Church History
424 – Puritan Theology
701 – Nature and Method of Biblical Theology

Live-streamed Courses:

102 – Latin II
313 – Reformation Church History
813/942 – Biblical Aramaic
923 – Issues in the Major Prophets
861/963 – Puritan Theology
965 – William Perkins and Elizabethan Puritanism
858/984 – Scottish Presbyterianism/Theology
851 – Forerunners of the Reformation

Independent Studies:

IS-111 – Online Hebrew I
IS-112 – Online Hebrew II
IS-211 – Online Greek I
IS-212 – Online Greek II
IS-311 – Ancient Church History
IS-313 – Reformation Church History
IS-411 – Prolegomena
IS-412 – Theology Proper
IS-415 – Soteriology

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Wel­come to PRTS! I am thank­ful that God has made it pos­si­ble for you to be part of the PRTS com­mu­nity for a time, and we look for­ward to get­ting to know you. The work of the kingdom of God proceeds according to His eternal plan; it is a great privilege to be used by this King to advance His cause.

PRTS is com­mit­ted to pro­vid­ing distance stu­dents with the same sup­port and training that we offer to our on-campus students. Through­out your studies, please use this page to get answers to your questions. Even though you are far from us, we don’t want you to feel disconnected from our community here.

If you have questions, consult our Distance Education FAQ page, the seminary’s Academic Catalog, and the Student Handbook. These resources will help you find answers regarding our aca­d­e­mic poli­cies and pro­ce­dures. Since technology is such an integral part of your education, I am also available to help you with your computer. For any questions that are unclear or remain unanswered, please use the form below. I will respond as soon as possible.

I pray that your time here will be owned by God for His glory and the edification of His church.

Chris Engelsma
Director of Distance Education

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Do you have a question about Distance Education?

Please use a separate form for each question. We will email you as soon as possible with an answer or with advice on where you might find an answer. For further information, please contact our Distance Education Director.

Contact the Office of Distance Education


Chris Engelsma

2965 Leonard St. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525

M—Fri 8am—4pm
Closed Saturday and Sunday

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