Apply to Truett Master's Degree Programs

Applications for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 are NOW OPEN! Click here to begin your application.

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.


*Applications are currently open for Waco, Houston, and San Antonio students for the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semester.

Qualifications for Admission

  • Completed application and application materials
  • Evidence of Christian commitment and leadership
  • Interview (when required)
  • GPA (In general, we require 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

MDiv/MACM/MTS July 1 (final) November 15 April 1

*Applying by the priority deadline will allow early access to registration if accepted.

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 16, 2020 October 1, 2020
September 17 - October 15 October 30, 2020
October 16 - November 15, 2020 November 30, 2020
(Final decision release for Spring applicants)
November 16 - January 17, 2021 February 1, 2021
January 18 - February 15, 2021 March 1, 2021
February 16 - March 31, 2021 April 15, 2021
(Final decision release for Summer applicants)
April 1 - May 16, 2021 May 31, 2021
May 17 - July 1, 2021 July 15, 2021
(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.

Additional Helpful Links

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