Students who complete the one-year Watermark Institute with a B or higher grade and are accepted through DTS’s admissions process within five years will receive 12 hours of DTS seminary credit. Students can also receive additional Advanced Standing credit by taking course-by-course exams (up to 25% of a degree program). In addition, students can earn 12 additional credit hours through DTS’s Ministry Residency program if they continue to work full-time at Watermark during their studies.
Institute Credit Hours
|2||BE5102 OT History I||3|
|3||BE5106 Acts and Pauline Epistles||3|
|4||PM5101 Christian Life and Witness||3|
*Students may also earn additional credit (up to 25% of a degree) through through Advanced Standing exams.
Ministry Residency Program
|wdt_ID||DTS Ministry Residency Program||Hours|
|1||EML5801 Ministry Residency I||6|
|2||EML5802 Ministry Residency II||6|
*To qualify for the Watermark Institute, students must be enrolled at DTS in either the Master of Theology (ThM) or MA in Christian Leadership (MACL), approved by Watermark, and register for these courses after completing the Institute.
DTS Program Offerings (2020-2021)
|1||ThM||Master of Theology||120|
|2||MABC||MA in Biblical Counseling||90|
|3||MACP||MA in Chaplaincy and Ministry Care||79|
|4||MAAE||MA in Apologetics and Evangelism||69|
|5||MACE||MA in Christian Education||66|
|6||MACL||MA in Christian Leadership||66|
|7||MACM||MA in Cross-cultural Ministry||64|
|8||MAMW||MA in Media Arts & Worship||66|
|9||MACS||MA (Christian Studies)||62|
|10||MBTS||Master of Biblical and Theological Studies||36|