Application and Admissions Process
Application Process for All Graduate Degrees
Step 1: Apply Online
Prospective students complete an online application that can be accessed from the website, HYPERLINK "http://www.uofts.org" www.uofts.org. Applicants indicate whether they will pursue a master’s degree or a doctoral degree.
Step 2: Admissions Process
The SCA University of Theology and Spirituality Admissions Team reviews an applicant’s ministry statement and assists the applicant with submission of any required documentation, including official transcripts. A ministry statement should include ministry experience and express the applicant’s personal commitment to the chosen program and why it would serve their professional needs. This is the core component of the application. Once a completed application has been submitted to the Registrar’s Office, approximately two to three weeks should be allowed for processing and notification of the admission status. Once a prospective student is admitted into a program, they will be notified of acceptance by email.
A completed application includes:
$75 Non-Refundable Application Fee
Ministry Statement and Experience
Two Letters of Recommendation
Step 3: Transfer of Credit Evaluation
Transfer credit is welcome and encouraged. Students who have completed past coursework or served in the military are invited to have official college and military transcripts sent to the Office of the Registrar for evaluation.
Step 4: Getting Started
Once all the required documents are submitted, the student is scheduled to be registered for their first course by the Office of the Registrar. Upon registration, the student is prompted to review and sign their enrollment agreement for the term.