Welcome

If you desire to obtain a broad perspective in theology, the Department of Practical Theology can help. Learn how to develop as an effective Christian leader who grasps the importance of sound theology and values the application of it in church and parachurch settings.

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Practical Theology Covenant

When students declare one of the majors in the Department of Practical Theology, they commit to participate in a community narrative that begins with the signing of a Community Covenant based on the biblical model of faithfulness and mercy. The covenant includes a commitment to integrity, appropriate conduct, local church ministry, academic and university requirements, a submission of references, and participation in required department activities. The Covenant must be submitted to the Department of Practical Theology when the major is declared.

News & Features

  • TEDxAzusaPacificUniversity Announces Speaker Line-Up

    TEDxAzusaPacificUniversity will take place on Tues., April 7, 2015, from 1-4:30 p.m., in Upper Turner Campus Center, located on East Campus, at 901 E. Alosta Ave., in Azusa. Watch the streaming event online, visit apu.edu/live.

  • Sharing in Civility

    “Is Jesus a Capitalist or a Communist: Christian Response to the Problem of Poverty,” featured Peter Greer and Shane Claiborne, representing two distinct opinions on the effects of capitalism on poverty.

  • APU Grant Proposal Helps Foster Kids

    Azusa Pacific University social work majors, Sarah Hyde ’15, Abby Helmus ’14, and Allie Paul ’15, crafted a grant that won Maryvale's Emergency Care Center $60,000.