Divine Word Seminary
The Divine Word Seminary-Tagaytay (DWST) is a school of theology owned and administered by the Society of the Divine Word (Latin, Societas Verbi Divini or SVD) in the scenic city of Tagaytay in the Philippines. It is a mission seminary whose primary purpose is to prepare missionaries for both the Philippine and foreign missions. Its students, consisting mostly of seminarians preparing for the Priesthood, come from a cluster of around 20 autonomous affiliated houses of formation.
DWST offers the following degrees: (1) a four-year Theology course; (2) Sacrae Theologiae Baccalaureus or S.T.B. – diploma comes from Pontifical Urbaniana University in Rome; (3) M. A. in Theology; (4) A.B. in Theology; and (5) Certificate in Theological Studies directed mainly to the laity.
DWST also hosts a house of formation for the SVD-Philippines—the SVD Scholasticate.
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