Welcome to WATS

Africa’s largest non-denominational Seminary

We are 33

Celebrating 33 years of raising leaders for African Church

MA in Christian Leadership

Equiping Church Leaders with Effective and Practical Leadership Skills

Springboard Missions

Do you have a Passion  to Reach the Unreached with the Gospel?

Lay Institute

Get Short-term Training in Missions and Muslim Evangelism


Committed than ever to provide world-class leadership education that focuses on academic excellence, spiritual and leadership formation, and context-relevant instruction.

Over the past thirty years, we have graduated well over 2,000 students, from a wide spectrum of literally hundreds of African churches, scores of ethnic groups, and more than twenty nationalities.

Providing quality theological education in Nigeria and West Africa since 1989 with a Collection of more than 45,000 volumes library materials covering all courses taught in the Seminary.


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WATS Announces New Provost

Great news from WATS today 1st February, 2023. The atmosphere on the campus of West Africa Theological Seminary, Ipaja, Lagos on this day was that of Joy and gladness as the new provost was presented to the community after WATS has steadfastly passed through eight...

2022 Convocation Ceremony

     PRESS RELEASE       2022 Convocation Ceremony   The Management of West Africa Theological Seminary hereby conveys to members of WATS community and the general public the approval by the Governing Council that the 2022 Convocation Ceremony will now hold...


WATS helped prepare me  to become an effective, global and missionary-minded Christian via her spiritual formation and mission programs,

Lumanze Obedben