Northeastern Seminary

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Seminary in Rochester, N.Y.


Northeastern Seminary offers graduate-level courses toward Master of Divinity and Master of Arts degrees at its main campus, 2265 Westside Drive in Rochester, N.Y.

Ministry leaders, both lay and ordained, can more easily balance and integrate their current professional and ministry contexts with their preparations for service at seminary.

Take Classes for the Following Degrees

Master of Divinity Master of Arts Theological Studies
    Theology and Social Justice
    Transformational Leadership
  • Tuesday and Thursday evening seminary classes in a convenient, one-night-a-week model
  • On-site spiritual formation offerings including chapels and faith sharing groups

Video Conferencing Model

As part of a comprehensive distance education
students-in-class-in-rochesterprogram, and in service to the greater central New York State region,accredited master's level courses are offered via video conferencing. This capability links the community of learners in Buffalo, Syracuse and Albany to Northeastern's main campus in Rochester, N.Y. through live video feed, providing a real-time, interactive classroom.

The PolyCom interactive video distance learning technology allows for multidirectional streaming so professors can teach from either the Rochester, Buffalo, Syracuse or Albany location. They can engage students through lecture and multimedia resources at borth sites and students can interact with each other as well. This classroom format is integrated with on-site small group interactions and periodic chapel services to enhance community and provide instruction in spiritual formation-a distinctive of the NES education. A scheduled rotation of seminary staffing at the Buffalo, Syracuse and Albany sites, steady communication among members of the seminary community, and cohort rapport provide the high-touch quality that is significant to theological education.

Information Meetings

Contact the Office of Admissionsrochester-ny-city-skyline

By phone:
Masters/Doctor of Ministry/Certificate Program:

Caleb Matthews, director of admissions
1.800.777.4792 x6832

Diana Brunson, admissions assistant
1.800.777.4792 x6802

By fax:

Mailing Address:
Northeastern Seminary
2265 Westside Dr.
Rochester, NY 14624


Rochester Location  
2265 Westside Dr, Rochester, NY 14624

Google Map

From the East:

  1. Take Thruway 90 to Exit 45, 490 West
  2. Take 490 West to Exit 7B (Route 33 West)
  3. After 5 miles on Route 33 West, turn right onto Orchard Street, parking lot is on the right

From the South:

  1. Take 390 North to 490 West
  2. Follow directions coming from the East

From the West:

  1. Take Thruway 90 to Exit 47 (I-490/LeRoy)
  2. Pick up 490 East to Exit 4 (North Chili)
  3. Turn left onto Route 259 (Union Street
  4. Go to light at first intersection, turn right onto Route 33 (Buffalo Road)
  5. Follow Route 33 (Buffalo Road) then turn left onto Orchard Street, parking lot is on the right


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