First Class Free

If you are a full-time FCA staff member, you can take your first class with DTS free. All you need to do is apply and be approved, and then we’ll help you register for your free class!

Earn up to 12 hrs credit for serving on FCA staff

If you're serving on staff with FCA at least 25 hours weekly, you may be eligible for DTS's dynamic Ministry Residency program within the MA/CL  and ThM programs. DTS comes alongside you, integrating readings and competencies with your ministry, and you earn up to 12 hours credit. You're already doing the work, why not get credit for it?

Classes online or on location

By taking classes online or at one of our eight locations, you can complete a degree. We have extension sites in Atlanta, Austin, Houston, Knoxville, San Antonio, Tampa, and Washington, D.C.

To begin the application process, simply:

  1. Begin the online application
  2. For the application fee, select "pay by check"
  3. At the end of the application, you'll see this question:

    Are there any other facts or information that you would like the Admissions Committee to know for evaluation of your application?

    Insert this note as an "answer" to this question:

    I am applying for the "First Class Free" offer. I am full-time FCA staff. Thank you for waiving the application fee!

If you have any questions, please let us know! You can reach us at admissions@dts.edu or 800-3-Dallas (800-332-5527).