The mission of Dallas Theological Seminary is to
glorify God by equipping godly servant-leaders
for the proclamation of His Word and the
building up of the body of Christ worldwide.
Spiritual Formation at Dallas Theological Seminary is a two-year small group program that is
required for Master of Theology (ThM), MA in Bible Exegesis and Linguistics (MA/BEL), MA in
Christian Education (MA/CE), MA in Cross-Cultural Ministries (MA/CM), MA in Christian
Leadership (MA/CL), MA in Media Arts and Worship (MA/MW), and Master of Arts in Christian
Studies (MACS) degree programs. As currently structured, the Spiritual Formation requirement
is fulfilled in four consecutive Fall-Spring semesters during your residential studies on
either the Dallas, Houston, or Washington, DC campus.
Failure to meet this requirement while in residence in Dallas, Houston, or Washington, DC may
delay your desired graduation date. This includes transferring from other degree programs at
Dallas Theological Seminary that do not currently require Spiritual Formation.
Please note this form is to be filled out by all entering students, despite the degree program
requirements. After reviewing your degree program, please affirm that you understand and are
willing to abide by the Spiritual Formation requirements as mandated by the Seminary and stated
in the catalog. For more information on the Spiritual Formation program, please visit