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.
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.
100% Online degrees
Earn your seminary degree entirely online with DTS, learning from the same professors who teach at our campuses.
Complete up to 2/3 of any degree online
You can complete the majority of our degrees online and earn the required face-to-face credits with intensives at one of our campuses.
Hybrid Ministry Degrees
Earn a ministry degree with a combination of online and live course work
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3-Day Block Courses
We offer special Thursday, Friday, Saturday courses on most of our campuses Block Schedule »
Come to Dallas and complete two courses in 5 days. SuperWeek Schedule »
Students from all over the world
Some of our online students came to Dallas to tell their stories. Here’s what they said.
Sample an online class
Select a course from our catalog below and you can watch lectures from our studios in Dallas.
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 as 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.