Southern Seminary

Application for Master of Arts in Theological Studies and Master of Arts in Theological Studies-Intercultural Leadership (MATSIL) (PDF)

Employer Form (PDF) Required for all modular Th.M. and Ph.D. programs

Library Availability Form (PDF) Required only for modular Ph.D. programs using a paper application.

Conference Trip Course Application (PDF)

Church Pastoral Recommendation (PDF)

SBTS Recommendation Form (PDF)

SBC Membership Verification Form (PDF)

Tennessee Enrollment forms 2019/2020 (PDF)

Hispanic Pastoral Recommendation Form (PDF)


Visiting Scholar Program

The Visiting Scholar Program is designed for mature scholars, pastors, and denominational staff seeking to improve their professional skills through individualized programs of study and research for a maximum of two consecutive semesters. Visiting scholars are free to pursue specialized interests by using the library facilities, consulting with professors and professional peers. To confirm eligibility for the program and obtain an application, please contact the Admissions Office at 1 (800) 626-5525, Ext. 4200 or

Visiting Scholar Program Application (PDF)