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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 Spring and Fall 2017 applications.

Admission for Spring 2017

  • The Spring 2017 application deadline is Friday, Dec. 16, 2016. 
  • Master of Arts in Counseling Ministries applicants are required to complete a MACM interview before admission. Your MACM interview will be scheduled once a complete admissions application is received.
  • Spring 2017 applicants should submit financial aid documents and housing applications immediately after admission.

Admission for Fall 2017

  • We are currently accepting applications for Fall 2017 admission. The Fall 2017 priority application deadline is Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. By meeting the priority deadline, eligible scholarship applicants are assured of receiving invitations to the MTSO Premier Scholarship event Feb. 20-21, 2017.
  • Master of Arts in Counseling Ministries applicants are required to complete a MACM interview before admission. Your MACM interview will be scheduled once a complete admissions application is received.
  • Fall 2017 applicants should submit housing applications after Feb. 1, 2017.
  • Fall 2017 applicants should submit scholarship and financial aid documents immediately after admission.

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.