Admission Requirements

 

Steps for Successful Submittal of Your Application

 

Masters' Programs

You must submit an application in order to be considered for entrance into a program in Temple Baptist Seminary. Directions for the application process for the Master's Programs are listed below.

  1. Complete the online Application Form, which includes the following: An essay describing your salvation experience, an essay describing your call to ministry or Christian service, and a paragraph describing your reasons for desiring to attend Temple Baptist Seminary.
  2. A Pastoral Reference (Please have this sent to Temple Baptist Seminary Admissions/ 1815 Union Avenue/ Chattanooga, TN 37404).
  3. Official School Transcripts (Please request one official transcript from each educational institution you have attended. All official transcripts must be received by TBS, unopened, directly from the college or university. Transcripts should be mailed to TBS Admissions/ 18 15 Union Avenue/ Chattanooga, TN 37404). All international transcripts will need to be evaluated by WES (World Education Services). Information is available at www.wes.org.
  4. A TOEFL score of 80 for international students from non-English speaking countries.
  5. A $35.00 application fee (to be submitted upon completion of application form).

 

 

Doctorate of Ministry Program

You must submit an application in order to be considered for entrance into a program in Temple Baptist Seminary. Directions for the application process for the Doctorate of Ministry Program are listed below.

  1. Complete the online Application Form, which includes the following: Affirmation of the TBS doctrinal statement, an essay describing your salvation experience, an essay describing your call to ministry, and a paragraph describing your reasons for desiring to attend Temple Baptist Seminary.
  2. A Pastoral reference and a reference from a church leader (Please have them sent to Temple Baptist Seminary Admissions/ 1815 Union Avenue/ Chattanooga, TN 37404).
  3. Official School Transcripts (Please request one official transcript from each educational institution you have attended. All official transcripts must be received by TBS, unopened, directly from the college or university. Transcripts should be mailed to TBS Admissions/ 18 15 Union Avenue/ Chattanooga, TN 37404). All international transcripts will need to be evaluated by WES (World Education Services). Information is available at www.wes.org.
  4. A writing sample. Either a graded research paper from a seminary course, or a critical book review of Faith and Learning: A Handbook for Christian Higher Education, David Dockery, ed., Nashville: B&H Academic, 2012. ISBN: 9781433673115).
  5. A TOEFL score of 80 for international students from non-English speaking countries.
  6. A current resume
  7. A $100.00 application fee (to be submitted upon completion of application form).

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