A prospective student should be able to testify of a personal salvation experience, manifest the ability to communicate the Gospel message, and declare general agreement with the doctrinal statement of this Seminary.
The prospective student is expected to have received a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. A limited number of individuals of more mature age who have not received a bachelor's degree may be accepted into the Certificate program (see Certificate of Graduation).
Prospective students should have the ability to direct their own study. They should manifest a strong sense of responsibility and Christian integrity and should have developed skills in writing, rhetoric, and logic.
For more information on the admissions requirements for specific academic programs, see the information under the desired program.
Although not required as an admissions criteria, it is recommended that a prospective student endeavor to complete courses in the following subjects before entering seminary: English language and literature, English composition, history, philosophy, natural sciences, social sciences, speech, languages, and Bible. It is the understanding gained in these fields rather than the total credits which is significant in providing the student with the discipline and general information which are indispensable to further study.
A prospective student should endeavor to obtain maximum familiarity with the English Bible. Bible exposition courses may be recommended in areas where preparatory work has been deficient.
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