Application for Admission to the Graduate School of Theology

* Please select your application type:

Master of Arts in Ministerial Studies (36 credits):
Broad Field Plan
Education Concentration
Intercultural Studies Concentration
Leadership Concentration
Master of Arts in Biblical Studies (36 credits):
Broad Field Plan
New Testament Concentration
Graduate Studies Certificate (18 credits):
New Testament Studies
Intercultural Studies
Special Student (maximum of 12 credits):
Considering applying for full admission
Personal Enrichment
Transfer credit to another school
School name:
Doctor of Ministry (DMin): Bible and Theology (120 credits):
First Global University Graduate Degree
After Global University MA Degree
After Global University MDiv Degree
After Global University Graduate Certificate
Doctor of Ministry (DMin): Church Ministries (120 credits):
First Global University Graduate Degree
After Global University MA Degree
After Global University MDiv Degree
After Global University Graduate Certificate
Master of Divinity (MDiv) (90 credits):
First Global University Graduate Degree
After Global University MA Degree
After Global University Graduate Certificate

Personal Information:

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List the names and addresses of your pastor and educator/employer of at least 1 year's acquaintance who are not family members and who can verify your ability to pursue a graduate (post-baccalaureate) degree. Give a reference form to each.

* Pastor/Church Leader Name: * Address:
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Academic Information:

An official transcript is required from each school where degree work was done after Grade 12.

Name of School * City/State/Country * Dates Attended * Major * Degree(s) *

* Educational Objectives (what you expect to gain from studies)

* Do you have a personal computer?       
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Please consider the following:

MDiv/DMin credit reduction for bachelor's degree in Bible/Theology
Transfer of Graduate Credit from:

Terms and Signature:

If accepted as a student:

I agree to the regulations governing the study program set forth by the Global University catalog in effect during the year in which I am applying and I understand that my completion of this study program does not guarantee my acceptance for any position by any church or organization.

I understand e-mail is considered a primary method of communication and is intended to meet the academic and administrative needs of the University; thus, I agree to monitor my Global University student e-mail account on a regular basis.

I agree to respect the standards of Global University and to allow Global University to use my signature as affixed below on my Student Identification Card.

Electronic Signature, Type Initials Here: (I understand that by entering my initials in this field it constitutes a legal signature.)

Estimated Costs of Global University Graduate School of Theology Programs
(All prices are U.S. Rates)

Program Number of Credits Tuition at $247 per Credit Hour1 Study Materials (SG, RRM, Supplemental Readings)2 Required Textbooks (Purchased from GU)3 Fees4 Approximate Total Program Cost5
Master of Arts
(all plans and concentrations)
36 $9,036 $350 $1,000 $600 $10,986
Master of Divinity 90 $22,590 $705 $3,420 $675 $27,390
Doctor of Ministry
(all specializations)
30 $7,530 $235 $900 $510 $9,175


  1. Tuition rates may change during the course of your studies. Rate changes normally take effect at the beginning of a new year, and are normally announced at the end of the previous year.
  2. Study materials are those printed materials available exclusively from Global University. The Study Guide (SG) is required for each course; most courses also have either a Required Reading Materials (RRM) or a Supplemental Readings booklet.
  3. Global University sells all required textbooks at reasonable prices. Required textbooks may be acquired from sources other than Global University. Acquiring them from other sources may result in lower or higher textbook costs to you.
  4. Fees listed are applicable to all students. Your fees may be higher due to individual or special circumstances such as course or program extensions, exam retakes, reactivation, etc.
  5. Your total program cost may vary slightly from the cost given because of variability in elective courses, changes in textbook costs, additional fees (see #4 above), and other related items. Your total program cost should be reasonably close to the "approximate total program cost" in the chart.