We are so excited to hear of your interest in Dallas Seminary! Below is some information that we feel would be very helpful for you as you begin the process.
|ThM||Master’s of Theology with a ministry concentration (4 year program)|
|STM||Master’s of Sacred Theology (1 ½ year- 2 ½ year program depending on prerequisites needed for those who currently hold an accredited/recognized MDiv)|
|MABC||Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling (3 year program)|
|MACE||Master of Arts in Christian Education (2 year program)|
|MACL||Master of Arts in Christian Leadership (2 year program)|
|MAMW||Master of Arts in Media Arts and Worship (2 year program)|
|MACM||Master of Arts in Cross-Cultural Ministry (2 year program)|
|MABEL||Master of Arts in Bible Exegesis and Linguistics (2-3 year program depending on prerequisites; for those interested in Bible Translation)|
|MABS||Master of Arts in Biblical Studies- if you plan to be in full-time vocational ministry, you need to apply to a professional degree; if you believe this degree is right for you, please contact the academic advisor for international students (firstname.lastname@example.org; 214-841-3661).|
|CBTS||Certificate of Biblical and Theological Studies (1 year program—not a Master’s degree); can be completed entirely online or at the Dallas campus|
|DMin||For those in full-time ministry and hold an accredited/recognized MDiv or 4 year ThM. Normally requires 4 year of study (students only need to be here at the Dallas campus in the summers and winter sessions; course work is done while in local ministry-a student visa is still required for periods of residency)|
|PhD||For those students who have completed a 4 year ThM or a 3 year MDiv plus and STM degree and who are pursuing academic teaching or academic studies. Normally requires 5-6 years of study|
Up to 30 hours (about 10 classes) can be taken online in our Master’s programs.
|The minimum requirements for admission include:|
|Four year bachelor's degree||(from accredited/recognized institution)|
|TOEFL English exam||
As a first step toward applying, you must take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) if you have not already done so.Required TOEFL scores:
The TOEFL institution code for Dallas Theological Seminary is 6156.