Admissions
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Let’s get started with your application

We’re happy you’ve chosen to take the next step on your path to theological education. We are currently accepting Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 applications.

Admission for Spring 2015

  • If your admissions application is completed by December 5, you will receive an admissions decision by December 12.
  • The final deadline for Spring 2015 is January 15, 2015. If your admissions application is completed by January 15, you will receive an admissions decision by January 21.
  • New Student Orientation is Friday, January 30, 2015. The Educated Spirit (ES-500), a required class for new degree seeking students, meets Friday, January 30 and Saturday, January 31, 2015.
  • Spring 2015 applicants should submit scholarship and financial aid documents as soon as possible. Scholarship and financial aid packages are awarded after admission.
  • Spring 2015 applicants should submit housing applications as soon as possible. Housing confirmation will be sent after you are admitted to a degree program.

Admission for Fall 2015

  • If your admissions application is completed by December 5, 2014 you will receive an admissions decision by December 12, 2014
  • If your admissions application is completed by January 15, you will receive an admissions decision by January 21.
  • In order to compete in the Scholarship Competition, all admissions, scholarship and financial aid documents must be submitted by February 1, 2015. If your admissions application is completed by February 1, you will receive an admissions decision by February 10.
  • The Scholarship Competition is Monday, February 16 and Tuesday, February 17, 2015 on our campus.
  • MACM applicants are required to complete a MACM interview before admission. Contact the admissions office for the next MACM interview date.
  • New Student Orientation is Friday, August 21, 2015. The Educated Spirit (ES-500), a required class for new degree seeking students, meets Friday, August 21 and Saturday, August 22, 2015.
  • Fall 2015 applicants should submit housing applications now. Housing confirmation will be sent after you are admitted to a degree program.

 

To apply, please choose your area of interest as a student.

Master’s program application

You plan to pursue the Master of Divinity, Master of Arts in Counseling Ministries, Master of Arts in Practical Theology or Master of Theological Studies. 

Doctor of Ministry program application

You’re already in professional ministry and plan to pursue the D.Min.

Certificate program application

You plan to pursue a certificate in Basic Theological Education, Advanced Course of Study or Deacon Studies.

Occasional or guest student application

You plan to take courses for credit without declaring a program at this time; you are pursuing professional certification through the United Methodist Church; or you’re enrolled in another graduate institution and wish to take a limited number of classes at MTSO.

Course auditing application

You would like to attend a class without earning academic credit, at a reduced cost.