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Thank you for your interest in the Master of Theology program at Southern Seminary. The following information is designed to give you insight into the Th.M. application process. After reviewing these requirements, prospective students will want to begin completing the online application.
- An M.Div. or its equivalent (72 credit hours minimum in specific disciplines) for all degrees with the exception of Christian Worship, Higher Education, Christian Missions and Leadership which requires an M.A. (61 hours minimum in specific disciplines).*
- A master’s level cumulative grade point average of 3.0 for a Ministry Th.M. and 3.3 for a Research Th.M and Modular Th.M.
- Academic Paper
*For more information about our equivalency standards, leveling options, or to request an equivalency review based on your master’s level work, please email email@example.com.
TOEFL (International Applicants)
For applicants whose native language is not English, an official score report not more than three years old on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required prior to admission. Ministry Th.M. applicants must score at least 90 and Research Th.M. applicants must score at least 95.
Research and Modular Students please allow up to six weeks from application deadline for a final admission decision.
||Rolling Admissions Deadline
|Research Th.M. — Fall Matriculation
|Research Th.M. — Spring Matriculation
Modular Th.M. – Spring Matriculation