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For nearly 100 years, Carey Baptist College has been inspiring world-changers like you through our distinctive and innovative approach to theological education. Studying with us will transform you from the inside out, deepen your understanding, widen your perspective and energise you to make a difference in your community, your way.


A distinctive and innovative approach to theological education.

The goal is not just information, but integration – and ultimately transformation – for the sake of Jesus and his ministry in this world.

Find out more about our programmes here or apply now.

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Bachelor of Applied Theology

If you aspire to deepen your love for Jesus and faithfully answer his call, while making a meaningful impact in the world, this program is tailor-made for you. With a comprehensive curriculum encompassing theological exploration and practical application, the Bachelor of Applied Theology equips you for impactful leadership across diverse ministry domains.


Carey’s Internship program offers accredited NZQA programmes that combine theological and biblical studies with practical ministry placements. This unique approach allows students to learn and serve concurrently, fostering the integration of knowledge and practice. Through field education and contextual theological praxis courses, students can earn credits towards their qualification while gaining valuable ministry experience.

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Ministry Training

For those heeding God’s call to pastoral leadership in the church, Carey stands as a beacon of nearly a century of commitment to cultivating such leaders. Whether on the journey towards pastoral leadership, youth pastoral leadership, or ministry leadership within Māori and bicultural communities, these three-year programs equip students for the dynamic demands of their roles.

“At Carey we believe that the God of mission is at work in the world by the Spirit to renew people and places in Christ. Our calling is to equip Christian leaders with the convictions, competencies, and capacity to participate in that mission, bringing gospel renewal in churches and communities across Aotearoa and around the world.”

– John Tucker, Principal