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We’re happy you’ve chosen to take the next step on your path to theological education. We are currently accepting Fall 2022, Spring 2023 and Fall 2023 applications.

Admission for Fall 2022

  • The admission process is the same whether you plan to attend in person, online or a combination of both.
  • Fall 2022 applicants should submit housing applications after completing their admissions application.
  • The application deadline for Fall 2022 is Monday, Aug. 8, 2022.
  • You don't need to apply separately for an MTSO merit-based scholarship. Your admission application is also your scholarship application.

Apply now.

Admission for Spring 2023

  • The admission process is the same whether you plan to attend in person, online or a combination of both.
  • Spring 2023 applicants should submit housing applications after Feb. 1, 2023.
  • You don't need to apply separately for an MTSO merit-based scholarship. Your admission application is also your scholarship application.

Apply now.

Admission for Fall 2023

  • The admission process is the same whether you plan to attend in person, online or a combination of both.
  • Fall 2023 applicants who wish to live on campus should submit housing applications after completing their admissions applications.
  • The application deadline for Fall 2023 is Aug. 1, 2023.
  • The international student deadline is April 1, 2023.
  • You don't need to apply separately for an MTSO merit-based scholarship. Your admission application is also your scholarship application.

Apply now.

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 Practical Theology, Master of Arts in Social Justice or Master of Theological Studies. This application covers in-person, online, full-time and part-time study.

Doctor of Ministry program application

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

United Methodist clergy in the West Ohio Conference are eligible to apply for the West Ohio Conference Alford-Cantlin Fellows Doctor of Ministry cohort at MTSO.

Non-degree student application

You plan to take courses for credit without declaring a program at this time.

Visiting student application

You are enrolled at another graduate institution acrcredited by the Association of Theological Schools and wish to take a limited number of classes at MTSO.

Non-credit (auditor) application

You would like to attend a class without earning academic credit.