The criteria for admission include a bachelor’s degree with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.50 on a 4.0 scale. This degree must be from a college or university accredited by the regional accrediting association. No particular undergraduate major is required for admission.
The application process includes sending to the Admissions Office at MTS the following:
- An application form.
- A non-refundable $40 application fee.
- Three reference forms: one from a clergy person, one from a lay person, and one from an academician.
- Official transcripts from all colleges, universities, and graduate schools you have attended. To be official these transcripts must be sent directly to the admissions office at MTS from the registrar of the other school.
- A personal essay of three-five typed and double-spaced pages containing; 1) a brief biography, 2) a narrative of your spiritual journey, 3) your reasons for wanting to study at a theological seminary, and 4) your perceptions of key issues confronting the church in the world today.
Application forms are available from the Admissions Office: firstname.lastname@example.org.