School of Theology and Ministry


  • General Requirements*  

    • A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution, preferably in a liberal arts area
    • Two undergraduate courses in theology or equivalent
    • A 2.75 GPA (Exceptions: a 3.00 GPA is required for international students, and all students applying for the Doctor of Ministry, Master of Arts in Relationship & Pastoral Therapy, & Post-Master's Certificate in Pastoral Leadership)
    • If GPA falls below the required minimum, then the Miller Analogy Test (MAT) is required
    • Two years of experience in some form of education, ministry, or service as a professional or volunteer

    Please note: admission is selective, and candidates are evaluated on their individual merits

    *Exception for Master of Arts in Relationship & Pastoral Therapy, please see here.

    Application Checklists

    All Degrees* DMin & PMC-PL
     All Degrees, Application Checklist DMin / PMC-PL, Application Checklist
    *except DMin & PMC-PL  


    Application Deadlines


    Time Limit

    All work toward a degree from Seattle University's School of Theology and Ministry must be completed within six years. This limit includes transfer credit.