School of Theology and Ministry
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  • Applicants must provide documents attesting to:

    • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution, preferably in a liberal arts area
    • Two undergraduate courses in theology or equivalent
    • A 2.75 GPA (Exceptions: a 3.00 GPA is required for international students, and all students applying for the MA in Relationship & Pastoral Therapy, Doctor of Ministry, or Post-Master's Certificate in Pastoral Leadership)
    • If GPA falls below the required minimum, then the Miller Analogy Test (MAT) is required
    • Two years of experience in some form of education, ministry, or service as a professional or volunteer

    Application Materials to be submitted*

    • Application forms and fee
    • Two recommendations with at least one from a person familiar with your religious/spiritual development
      Note: Recommendation forms are provided
    • Official transcripts of all colleges and Universities previously attended
    • An autobiographical statement (see Application Checklist below for details)
    • An interview with a member of the School of Theology and Ministry Admissions Committee
      Note: Upon receipt of application materials, you will be contacted for the interview

    *Exception for Doctor of Ministry (see requirements here) and Post-Master's Certificate in Pastoral Leadership (see here)

    Time Limit

    All work toward a degree from the School of Theology and Ministry must be completed within six years. This limit includes transfer credit.

    Application Checklist (printable)
    Admission is selective, and candidates are evaluated on their individual merits.