“The mission of TMU is to equip students with the Truth, through a Biblically-centered education, to fulfill the Great Commission.”

To review our identity, mission and core values, visit About TMU.

The following points may be used when referring to TMU:

  • Truett McConnell was chartered on July 23, 1946 to train up a generation of ministers to pastor churches and students who would love Christ.  This same vision stays intact and only grows and expands.
  • Scripture is the foundation for everything we do and of all that we are.
  • Students get a biblical education, inside and outside the classroom.
  • All undergraduates are required to take the Great Commission minor.
  • We’re training students to love the Lord, love the Word, love the Church and love the lost.
  • We’re preparing students not only for a career or to receive a paycheck, but to fulfill God’s high calling on their lives.
  • We’re located in the beautiful Northeast Georgia Mountains in Cleveland, Georgia.
  • All full time faculty have signed the Baptist Faith and Message 2000.
  • TMU has 50 undergraduate and graduate programs, a mixture of both online and on campus classes. We offer a wide array of bachelor’s programs of study including Biology, Business Administration, Christian Studies, Criminal Justice, Education, Exercise Science, History, Humanities, Music, Nursing, Psychology and World Missions.
  • Master’s degree offerings at TMU include a Master of Arts in Bible and Theology, Master of Christian Studies, Master of Arts in Theology with Thesis, Master of Divinity, Master of Arts in Global Studies, Master of Arts in Counseling, Master of Arts in Global Mental Health, Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Master of Business Administration.
  • Online graduate degree offerings include M.A. in Theology with Thesis, Master of Business Administration, and Master of Divinity.
  • Residential students live and learn in a community of faith with personal attention from TMU faculty.