The President’s Welcome

Welcome to Jamaica Theological Seminary

Thank you for making Jamaica Theological Seminary (JTS) your choice for tertiary level education. You will find JTS to be a vibrant learning community, where excellence is pursued as one of the core values of the institution. You will also find a committed Board of Directors, a group of knowledgeable faculty members and a courteous staff, with whom I collaborate to serve you. The dedication and experience of this group of faithful servants make the JTS learning environment unique, as it is designed to provide everything you need to be successful in your academic pursuit.

The curriculum at JTS is designed to provide a rigorous introduction to broad categories of academic disciplines and their methods of intellectual inquiry. A deliberate attempt is made to engage both your intellect and emotion, calling you to a conscious engagement with the social realities that will confront you after a successful completion of your academic tenure at JTS. Essentially, the curriculum is designed to challenge and train you to think critically, reason logicallycommunicate effectively, behave ethically, and act compassionately.

Upon successful completion of your programme of study at JTS, you will be able to understand yourself as a thinking-person, capable of making ethical and aesthetic choices; demonstrate an awareness of your place and role in the physical world and human society; understand the diversity of intellectual approaches to the acquisition of knowledge about the physical world and human society; and demonstrate a grasp of the intellectual tools necessary for the creative construction and effective communication of ideas.

Iwant you to know that I am passionate about your success and committed to supporting you every step of the way on your journey toward that success.  Whether you are enrolling in tertiary education for the first time, returning to the classroom for further studies, or seeking to improve your skills to advance in the workplace, you will be provided with an adequate range of services to meet your needs.

Upon successful completion of your programme of study at JTS, you will be able to understand yourself as a thinking-person, capable of making ethical and aesthetic choices; demonstrate an awareness of your place and role in the physical world and human society; understand the diversity of intellectual approaches to the acquisition of knowledge about the physical world and human society; and demonstrate a grasp of the intellectual tools necessary for the creative construction and effective communication of ideas.

I am passionate about your success and committed to supporting you on your journey toward that success.  Whether you are enrolling in tertiary education for the first time, returning to the classroom for further studies, or seeking to improve your skills to advance in the workplace, you will be provided with an adequate range of services to meet your needs.

I am confident that your JTS experience will prepare you for a future that beckons with incredible opportunities.

I look forward to meeting and engaging with you during your tenure at JTS. 

Winston Thompson PhD

President