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First Class Free

If you are a full-time Word of Life staff member, you can take your first class with DTS free. That’s almost $2000 in tuition!

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Ministry Partner Tuition Rate

If you are a full-time Word of Life staff member, you qualify for a special 50% regular tuition rate.

Credit Opportunities

Ministry Residency – Earn up to 12 hours

If you’re serving on staff with Word of Life at least 30 hours weekly, you may be eligible for DTS’s dynamic Ministry Residency program within the MACLMACE, and ThM degree programs. DTS comes alongside you, integrating readings and competencies with your ministry, and you earn up to 12 hours credit.

Distance and Online Options

Most DTS degree programs can be completed entirely online, allowing you to stay in your ministry while you study. 

We also have campuses and regional locations across the United States with hybrid courses and other flexible study formats that give you in-person fellowship where you can form deep relationships.

Application Process

To begin the application process:

  1. Fill out the online application.
  2. On the “Final Items” page of the application, you’ll see a box for an Application Fee Waiver. In that box, please put this phrase: firstclassfree. Also, at the bottom of the same page there’s a box that says, “Who or what prompted you to apply to Dallas Theological Seminary?” Insert this note as an “answer” to that question: I am applying for the “First Class Free” offer. I am full-time Word of Life staff. Thank you for waiving the application fee! 

If you have any questions, please let us know! You can reach us at [email protected] or 800-3-Dallas (800-332-5527).

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