We are a historically Black Christian Institution of higher learning dedicated to the development of lay and clergy leadership with a liberating and transforming spirituality, creating communities of justice and reconciliation on the local and global levels. We currently offer four degree programs and a certificate program. Learn more now by viewing the Academic Catalog and our Statement of Educational Effectiveness. We measure our success against the following institutional goals:
- To educate men and women for leadership in Christ’s Church and the world.
- To demonstrate academic excellence in teaching and research.
- To recognize the role of denominations as the foundation for ecumenism and to understand this principle as a viable and sustaining cornerstone of ITC’s mission.
- To attract, support, and retain qualified students capable of fulfilling the mission of the institution, who will foster and advocate diversity; promote integrity and competence in Christian leadership; and encourage justice, reconciliation, liberation, and peace.
- To provide a critique, informed by the perspectives of African-American and other global interpretations, of Western, male-dominated theological education.
- To encourage scholarly research and publications related to Africa and the Diaspora African religious experience, the African-American Church, and the church universal.
- To attract, develop, and retain competent faculty, staff, and administrators.
- To ensure that the learning, working, and living environment is healthy, safe, and secure through strong administrative practices.
- To develop and sustain partnerships that enhance the education of students, provide opportunities for community service, and foster interreligious dialogue.
- To maintain fiscal stability and to strengthen the financial vitality of the Center.