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Online Seminary

You don’t have to uproot to attend seminary. DTS has fully online programs designed to immerse you in the Gospel story in all 66 books of the Bible and prepare you to serve wherever God calls you.

Overview

Stay and make disciples

Join a committed group of men and women, doctors and lawyers, preachers and teachers, senior pastors and lay leaders, all coming together to study God’s word.

Hybrid Model

Complete your degree in multiple formats

Directed Online

Most online courses allow students to watch video lectures at a time that is convenient for them and turn in assignments throughout the term.

Real-Time Online

Some online courses also meet using video conferencing allowing students to interact with their professors and peers in real-time.

Hybrid Intensives

Online students can also attend hybrid courses that meet in-person for a single weekend or week-long session.

People

Students from all over the world

Some of our online students came to Dallas to tell their stories. Here’s what they said.

Classes

Sample an online class

Select a course from our catalog of online courses and you can watch lectures from our studios in Dallas.

Doctrine

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.

Bible
the authority and inerrancy of Scripture
Trinity
the Trinity
Hypostatic Union
Christ’s full deity and humanity
Gavel
the spiritual lostness of the human race
Resurrection
Christ’s substitutionary atonement and bodily resurrection
Salvation
salvation by grace alone through faith alone in Christ alone
Return of Christ
the physical return of Christ
Admissions

How to get started

The deadline for fall applications as July 1, for spring is November 1, and for summer is April 1.

Application Steps

Start

1. Submit Application

Begin your online application today. It should take about 2 hours.

transcripts

2. Send Transcripts and References

Collect college transcripts and references from church and others.

Committee

3. Committee Evaluation

DTS will review your application and respond within 2-3 weeks.

Register

4. Register for courses

When you receive your acceptance letter, you can plan your first classes.

Admissions Criteria

Faith

You show evidence of saving faith in Jesus Christ in your application testimony, and you adhere to the 7 core doctrines.

Character

Your references speak to your character and dependence on the Holy Spirit for life and work.

Gifting

You are endowed with appropriate spiritual gifts and involved in Christian ministry.

Academics

Previous education has prepared you for graduate theological education.

Information

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This form will enable us to email you with details about your campus and degree program and followup with additional information customized to your goals.

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