Apply to Truett Master's Degree Programs

Applications for Spring 2023 and Fall 2023 are NOW OPEN!

Each degree at Truett Seminary intends to provide graduate theological education that is centered in the gospel of Jesus Christ and consistent with historic Baptist commitments to prepare persons to carry this gospel to the churches and the world.

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Qualifications for Admission

  • Completed application and application materials
  • Evidence of Christian commitment and leadership
  • Interview (when required)
  • GPA (In general, Truett Seminary requires a 2.7 overall and a 3.0 GPA in your major.)
    *For entrance into the MDiv program, only undergraduate grades or post baccalaureate (not graduate) grades are calculated to provide the GPA.
  • Ultimate approval for admission to the seminary is given by the dean of the seminary.

*Click here to view additional information on requirements for international students.

Application Checklist

  • Completed application
  • Two essays
  • Resume
  • Transcripts from all colleges/universities where you received a degree
  • Four recommendations
  • Spouse statement (if applicable)

Applications will not be reviewed by the Admissions Committee until all required documents have been received.

Application Deadlines

The following deadlines apply to the Master of Divinity (MDiv), Master of Arts in Christian Ministry (MACM), Master of Theological Studies (MTS), Master of Arts (MA) in Theology, Ecology, and Food Justice, Master of Arts (MA) in Theology and Sports Studies, and Master of Arts (MA) in Contextual Witness and Innovation.

July 1 (final) November 15 April 1

*Applicants who complete all application materials prior to the final deadline and are admitted may receive early access to registration.

Decision Release Schedule

Master's degree program applicants** do not have to wait until the application deadline to receive an admissions decision. If you would like an earlier decision, simply submit all required application materials at least 15 days prior to one of the scheduled decision release dates listed below to allow time for processing.

**Doctor of Ministry program applicants should contact for questions regarding admission decisions.

Application must be completed by/between: To receive a decision by:
September 15, 2022 October 7, 2022
September 16 - October 17 October 28, 2022
October 18 - November 14, 2022 December 2, 2022 for Spring applicants
February 3, 2023 for Fall applicants
(Final decision release for Spring applicants)
November 15 - January 17, 2023 February 3, 2023
January 18 - February 15, 2023 March 3, 2023
February 16 - March 31, 2023 April 15, 2023
(Final decision release for Summer applicants)
April 1 - May 16, 2023 May 31, 2023
May 17 - July 1, 2023 July 15, 2023
(Final decision release for Fall applicants)

Any student accepted for admission will be given one year in which to enroll. Once a student has been notified of acceptance, if that student fails to enroll within three semesters, the unenrolled student will need to re-apply with a new application for reconsideration of his or her admission.

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