Apply to Leland
John Leland Seminary Applications (GRADUATE-LEVEL Course Work)
Consideration for admission is given to applicants who demonstrate seriousness of purpose, likelihood of satisfactory performance in the degree program, and emotional stability, as well as the presence of and potential for growth in the emotional, moral, and spiritual qualities requisite for the profession of ministry. Academic ability, as shown by a minimum GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.00 scale) in a well-balanced curriculum, is required.
MASTER'S DEGREE CANDIDATES
Prospective students interested in applying for the Master of Theological Studies, the Christian Leadership Master's Program or the Master of the Divinity should first carefully read the Application Instructions and then complete the following:
Master's Degree Application Form
Master's Degree Letter of Recommendation Form
Application deadlines for master's degree programs are May 1 for Fall enrollment and December 1 for Spring enrollment. If you have questions, contact Danielle Bridgeforth.
GRADUATE CERTIFICATE CANDIDATES
Prospective students interested in applying for the Graduate Certificate in Theological Studies or the Graduate Certificate in Leadership Studies should first carefully read the Application Instructions and then complete the following:
Graduate Certificate Application Form
Graduate Certificate Letter of Recommendation Form
Application deadlines for graduate certificate programs are August 5 for Fall enrollment and January 7 for Spring enrollment. If you have questions, contact Danielle Bridgeforth.
GRADUATE SPECIAL STUDENT CANDIDATES
Prospective students interested in taking one or more classes without entering a certificate or degree program:
- Graduate Special Student: May take up to 12 credit hours of master's course work that permits them to explore academic interests.
- Visiting Special Student: Students enrolled in other institutions of higher learning may take up to 12 credit hours of master's course work that permits them to explore their academic interests.
- Audit Student: Ideal for the person that wishes to learn in an academic setting without the pressures of assignments and examinations.
Those interested should complete the following: Graduate Special Student Application Form Special students can simultaneously apply and register for classes by including the class registration request information in the essay section of their application.
The S.A.L.T. Project (Spirituality And Law enforcement Training) aims to bring clergy and law enforcement together in a dialogue to consider their complementary roles in pursuing "shalom" both in the communit and in their own personal well-being as public servants. Clergy and law enforcement officers are invited to apply to participate in the ongoing project.
Those interested in the S.A.L.T. Project should complete the S.A.L.T. Application Form.
Leland School of Ministry (Undergraduate-Level Course Work)
Diploma in Theology Application:
Students wishing to be admitted to the Diploma in Theology program must have achieved a high school diploma (G.E.D. or equivalent). A transcript or a Declaration of Academic Achievement must be provided if records are unavailable from the student's native country.
Download Diploma Application (.pdf file)
Download SOM Audit Student Application (.pdf file)