Training Men and Women to Become: Immersed in Scripture, Enamored with Jesus, and Equipped for the Church.
Walkable, family-friendly campus. Largest arts district in the U.S. Thousands of ministries.
Men and women, doctors and lawyers, preachers and teachers, senior pastors and lay leaders, all coming together to study God’s word in order to tell people about the truth of Jesus Christ.
Download or view our 2018-2019 catalog or viewbook to learn more about our faculty, students, and areas-of-interest around our campuses.
More scholarships, less debt
DTS has a wide variety of scholarships and tools to send you into ministry.
85% of students
Graduate without taking on any additional educational debt. See Tuition & Fees »
Funding available to students. View our list of 150+ Scholarships »
Apply for financial aid by May 1 for fall scholarships.
Apply for financial aid by November 1 for spring scholarships.»
Meet the Admissions Team
Our resident staff and faculty are here to serve you.
Programs designed to enhance your calling and gifting
Give us a call or email and we’ll help you find a program that best suits where God is leading you.
|Ministry Master’s Degrees|
|Master of Theology (ThM)||120|
|MA in Biblical Counseling (MABC)||90|
|MA in Christian Education (MACE)||66|
|MA in Christian Leadership (MACL)||63|
|MA in Cross-Cultural Ministries (MACM)||64|
|MA in Media Arts and Worship (MAMW)||66|
|General Academic Programs|
|Master of Arts (TS, OT, NT majors) (MA)||60|
|MA (Biblical Linguistics) (MABEL)||62|
|MA (Christian Studies) (MACS)||62|
|Master of Biblical and Theological Studies (MBTS)||36|
|Certificate of Graduate Studies (CGS)||30|
|Doctoral and Postgraduate|
|Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)||35|
|Doctor of Ministry (DMin)||30|
|Doctor of Educational Ministry (DEdMin)||39|
|Master of Sacred Theology (STM)||32|
DTS grads teach truth and love well.
Our grads and students serve God’s kingdom in a variety of ways in churches, business, ministries, schools, homes, and neighborhoods.
What we believe
DTS faculty affirm our full doctrinal statement every year, while our diverse community of students are centered around these seven core doctrines of evangelical faith.
How to get started
The deadline for fall applications is July 1, for spring is November 1, and for summer is April 1.
1. Submit Application
Begin your online application today. It should take about 2 hours.
2. Send Transcripts and References
Collect college transcripts and references from church and others.
3. Committee Evaluation
DTS will review your application and respond within 2-3 weeks.
4. Register for courses
When you receive your acceptance letter, you can plan your first classes.
You show evidence of saving faith in Jesus Christ in your application testimony, and you adhere to the 7 core doctrines.
Your references speak to your character and dependence on the Holy Spirit for life and work.
You are endowed with appropriate spiritual gifts and involved in Christian ministry.
Previous education has prepared you for graduate theological education.