Carey Theological College


Carey’s vision is to empower faithful Christian leaders for every generation, culture, and community.

We provide theological education through accredited programs ranging from certificate to doctoral degrees; equip the local church with online resources, workshops, seminars, retreats, and conferences; and disciple students of the University of British Columbia through our unique Christian community and residence program.

Canada's Online Evangelical Seminary

At Carey Theological College, our goal is to offer discipleship for every season of life. Carey believes that discipleship should be practically achievable, personal and accessible to everyone. We recognize that the world needs Christian leaders influencing our global communities to participate in what God is already doing in the world. Carey meets this need by focusing on two key areas:

Forming Pastors: All of Carey’s graduate ministry courses and accredited programs are offered online so our students can study and develop their faith wherever and whenever. With our unique financial model, our graduates experience the highest standards of academic excellence that effectively prepares them for ministry with little to no debt. Our interactive learning platform encourages active learning and deep engagement from students and instructors alike.

Discipling UBC Students: Carey’s residence is a safe home for undergraduates seeking to strengthen their faith in our Christian community during their studies at UBC. We charge affordable rates for a private room with bathroom and meals plus our unique student discipleship experience. A chaplain leads these students in Bible study, mentorship, spiritual retreats, and social activities. As they graduate from UBC, they become Christian leaders in their chosen professions.

Our Mission

CAREY’s mission is to re-imagine Christian discipleship by:

  • Delivering contextualized theological education;
  • Building faith, character, and competency in students;
  • Resourcing churches and agencies to advance their mission;
  • Developing sustainable partnerships for our shared vision.

The 4 Values of Carey Theological College


We value the Holy Scriptures – Old and New Testaments – as the inspired foundation of our beliefs, our worship, and our discipleship. Carey is devoted to the study, interpretation, and proclamation of the Scriptures.


Jesus Christ is the unique son of God within the fellowship of the father and the spirit. He alone is Redeemer, Savior, and Lord worthy of all worship and trust. Our College is devoted to a personal relationship with Jesus Christ both individually and as a learning community.


The Great Commission is the announcement of God's saving grace in Christ offered uniquely to all humankind. It's a call to discipleship and faithfulness for all Christ's followers. The mission is God's work as God invites us to participate. Go, teach, and baptize are the watchwords of the Carey Community.


The church is the body of Christ gathered by the Holy Spirit for worship, service, fellowship, and witness. The church is open to all who trust in Christ as Savior and Lord and desire to lead lives worthy of the gospel. The church and the college hear the overarching words of Jesus; to love the Lord our God and to love our neighbor as ourselves.

Statement of Beliefs

We accept wholeheartedly the revelation of God given in the scriptures of the Old and New Testaments and confess that the Faith therein set forth, We here explicitly assert the doctrines which we regard as crucial to the understanding and proclamation of the Gospel and to practical Christian living:

  1. The sovereignty, love, and grace of God, the Father, the Son, and Holy Spirit in creation, providence, revelation, redemption and final judgment.
  2. The divine inspiration of Holy Scripture and its entire trustworthiness and supreme authority in all matters of faith and conduct.
  3. The value of each human being as created by God. The universal sinfulness of humankind since the fall, which alienates all from God and subjects all to condemnation.
  4. The full deity and humanity of the Lord Jesus Christ, the incarnate Son of God, whose substitutionary sacrifice is the sole ground of redemption from the guilt, penalty, and power of sin.
  5. The justification of the sinner by the grace of God through faith alone in Christ crucified and risen from the dead.
  6. The illuminating, regenerating, indwelling and sanctifying work of God, the Holy Spirit, in the believer.
  7. The church as set forth in the New Testament and understood historically by the Baptist community.
  8. The expectation of the personal, visible return of the Lord Jesus Christ, our participation in the resurrection, and the hope of eternal life.

Partners and Affiliates

Carey Theological College is a graduate theological college and holds a charter from the Province of British Columbia to grant graduate theological degrees. Carey receives the Education Quality Assurance (EQA) designation that meets or exceeds quality assurance standards set by the Province of B.C.

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