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2015 Graduation

  • Thursday, April 30

    AGTS Golf Tournament
    8:30 a.m., Rivercut Golf Course, 2850 West Farm Road 190, Springfield, MO
    Register online by April 24. For more info, call (417) 268-1020 or email

    AGTS Graduation and Retirement Banquet
    Honoring AGTS Graduates and Retiring President Byron D. Klaus
    6:30 p.m. Reception • 7:00 p.m. Dinner, White River Conference Center, 600 West Sunshine St.
    Secure tickets April 1–24, call (417) 268-1022 or

    Graduate Banquet Ticket Reservation and Graduation Pictures/DVD form (Fill out and return to Development Office.)

  • Friday, May 1

AGTS Doctoral Celebration (Public Event)
Doctor of Ministry Symposium and Intercultural Doctoral Studies Investiture
12:30–1:45 p.m., AGTS, 1435 N. Glenstone Ave.
For details:
Symposium, call (417) 268-1043 or email
Investiture, call (417) 268-1068 or

1:45–2:15 p.m., AGTS Great Hall

Celebration Service
2:15–3:15 p.m., William J. Seymour Chapel, AGTS

AGTS Graduation Rehearsal
Central Assembly of God, 1301 Boonville Avenue
3:45 p.m., Colorguard, Faculty Marshal, Department Chairs
4:00 p.m., All Graduates
For information, call 417-1022 or

  • Saturday, May 2
AGTS Graduation, 42nd Commencement Celebration
Central Assembly of God, 1301 Boonville Avenue
8:45 a.m. Faculty Robing, Graduating Class Photo Session (church chapel)
9:30 a.m., Processional Lineup (all participants)
10:00 a.m., Commencement
Public event, for information call (417) 268-1010 or

Graduation Application

The graduation application deadline for Fall 2015 graduates is October 31, 2015. The due date for Spring 2016 and Summer 2016 graduates is January 30, 2016. Please contact Kathy Harrison in the Registrar's Office (417-268-1025, with any questions.


  • Transfer credit must be posted on the AGTS transcript no later than Feb 15, 2016 for spring and summer 2016 graduates.
  • Summer enrollment may not exceed 6 hours.
  • Spring and summer graduation applications WILL NOT be submitted for approval until ALL course work through fall 2015 is completed.

2015–16 Graduation Application for Masters Students

2015–16 Graduation Application for PhD/ICS & DAIS Participants

2015–16 Graduation Application for DMin Participants
2015–16 Graduation Information for DMin Participants

Graduation Announcements, Class Rings and Diploma Frames (top)

Graduation announcements, class rings and diploma frames can be ordered through Jostens (Download information sheet) online at or by calling 1-800-854-7464 ext. 56594.

Commencement (top)

Commencement Dates (as listed on the three-year Academic Calendar):

  • May 5–7, Thurs.-Sat., 2016
  • May 4–6, Thurs.-Fri., 2017
  • May 3–5, Thurs.-Fri., 2018

Students completing requirements during the summer months will participate in commencement but will not be eligible to receive recognition for honors until grades are posted in August. Approval to be absent from commencement must be secured from the Academic Affairs Committee through the registrar (417-268-1025, by March 14.

Continuing Education graduates are encouraged to participate in graduation exercises at AGTS. Approval to participate at the extension site where the majority of their course work was completed must be secured through the AGTS Registrar's Office (417-268-1025, Commencement dates will vary according to location.

Graduation Requirements (top)

See the AGTS catalog for Graduation Requirements.

Honors (top)

Academic Honors

The following standards for honors are maintained:

  • 3.90-4.0—Summa cum laude
  • 3.80-3.89—Magna cum laude
  • 3.70-3.79—Cum laude

Eligible summer graduates must postpone this honor at commencement until all grades are processed at which time it will be posted on the transcript.

Honor Society

A limited number of graduates are elected into the Kappa Delta Chi Honor Society and Sigma Chi Honor Society each year by the faculty. (See AGTS Student Handbook for details.)

2014 Graduation



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