much of the learning comes from student interaction, our aim is
to keep class size small -- usually with no more than fifteen
students in a class. Such an environment maximizes the opportunity
for case studies, peer and professional discussion, and a personal
relationship with the instructor.
Northwest location is great setting to observe emerging churches
Portland campus is located in the historic, residential Mount
Tabor neighborhood. Many unique churches and ministries operate
within a short driving distance of our central location. And,
the Pacific Ocean, Mount Hood, and the Columbia River Gorge are
all easy day drives from the city.
your understanding of other cultures
you may touch through your ministry.
Part of Western's
uniqueness is a partnership with the Doctor of Missiology (D.Miss.)
program, one of the most outstanding programs in the country.
Because pastors are increasingly involved in both local intercultural
ministry and the worldwide mission effort, students are encouraged
to take advantage of D.Miss. courses that will sharpen their cross-cultural
skills. You can download the D.Miss. course schedule from the
Program Overview page.