Application Requirements

MDiv, MAM, MTS, MSM and ThM applicants must provide:   

  • Basic Information: Personal, Citizenship, and Church Information
  • Academic History: List all colleges and universities attended; transcripts required 
  • Recommendations (3):
    • Pastor or ordained religious leader who has observed or led you in ministry
    • Professor (if in school within the past 5 years), or a professional reference who has observed your ability and performance
    • Layperson (non-ordained) who serves in a leadership capacity in your ministry context who can address your faith journey, preparedness for graduate theological study, and potential for leadership in ministry
  • Resume: Provide an overview of work experience, educational background, and ministry and volunteer history.
  • Essay: Provide a 1000–1500-word essay. 

Non-degree and Exploratory applicants must provide:

  • Biographical, demographic and church information
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • One letter of recommendation from clergy, lay leader, or professor or professional colleague
  • Résumé
  • One-page statement explaining your proposed plan of study