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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 2016 applications.

Admission for Fall 2016

  • We are currently accepting applications for Fall 2016 admission. The Fall 2016 priority application deadline is Friday, January 15, 2016. Applications received by the priority deadline will ensure that eligible scholarship applicants will receive an invitation to the MTSO Premier Scholaship event on Feb. 15-16, 2016.
  • MACM applicants are required to complete a MACM interview before admission. MACM interviews are scheduled once a complete admissions application is received.
  • Fall 2016 applicants should submit housing applications after Feb. 1, 2016.
  • Fall 2016 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.