Graduate Admissions

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  1. Only those who have been in ministry for at least five years may apply. (See Ministry Defined) Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree or equivalent for master’s programs and a seminary/graduate degree from an academic or professional institution for all doctoral programs.
  2. Academic transcripts or educational records (undergraduate for master’s applicants and seminary/graduate for doctoral applicants) are to be sent directly from the issuing institution to the GTF administrative offices.
  3. Applications are accepted and processed throughout the year. Evaluation of applications takes approximately two weeks.*
  4. A ministry statement is required of all applicants. This statement should express the applicant’s own personal commitment to the program chosen and why the applicant feels it would serve his/her professional needs. Ministry experience should be listed as part of this statement. This is the central core of any application. For a definition of ministry, please Click Here.
  5. Two letters of recommendation are required for all degree programs. These letters may be from a professional colleague, former professor, lay member of the parish, or ministry professional.
  6. A non-refundable application fee of $65.00 must accompany the application or may be paid by visiting our secure payment website.
* NOTE: A completed application file includes the application, ministry statement, two letters of recommendation, highest degree transcript and application fee.
Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Application for Admission

ALL APPLICANTS: CONTACT INFORMATION

GRADUATE THEOLOGICAL FOUNDATION APPLICANTS:

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PREFERRED DEGREE PROGRAM (PLEASE CHECK ONLY ONE.)

Academic Doctoral Degrees

Professional Doctoral Degrees

*Students may choose from among the above degree concentrations or may request to pursue a specialized concentration (of their choice) relevant to their specific interests.

Academic Master's Degrees

Professional Master's Degrees

UNDERGRADUATE APPLICANTS:

*Applicants must prepare an Undergraduate Portfolio and submit it with this application. A description of this requirement and a guide are available on the website.
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PREFERRED UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAM (PLEASE CHECK ONLY ONE.)

Professional Bachelor's Degrees

P.R.I.M.E. Program Applicants

ALL APPLICANTS: MINISTRY STATEMENT

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Ministry is defined by the Graduate Theological Foundation as the act of being engaged in any social service dedicated to the improvement and nurture of society and the world community.

ALL APPLICANTS: EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

ALL APPLICANTS: PRESENT POSITION AND TITLE

ALL APPLICANTS: PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Please list any professional memberships which are relevant to your application. (Spell out acronyms.)

Ph.D. APPLICANTS

NOTE: Language proficiency must be corroborated by a college transcript, Princeton Language Exam, or equivalent verification/documentation. Language proficiency is only required for research if specified by the Thesis Supervisor. Proficiency must be verified prior to commencing research.

ALL APPLICANTS: PRIVACY STATEMENT

Following an applicant's acceptance and activation at the GTF, certain information may be scheduled for release in the Foundation Footnotes monthly newsletter. If you would NOT like any of the below information about you to be released in the newsletter, please read, sign and date the section below. Information could include: Name/Title, City/State or City/Country, Degree Program, Degree(s) held, Educational institutions that granted degree(s), Professional position/field of work, and Professional membership(s). Note: The GTF does not trade, sell, or provide applications', students', or alumni's personal contact information to any third parties unless permission is granted by the applicant, student, or alumnus/a. If you DO NOT wish any of the above information to be published in Foundations Footnotes upon acceptance and activation, please provide your signature and date below.

OPTIONAL STATISTICAL INFORMATION

Ethnic and Racial Background (Please select one or more of the following.)

ALL APPLICANTS: SURVEY

Please indicate how you were referred to the Graduate Theological Foundation (Check all appropriate boxes.)

ALL APPLICANTS: SIGNATURE

I confirm that all information I have provided in this Application for Admission is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge, information, and belief. I realize that it is my responsibility to review the website and materials from the Graduate Theological Foundation in order to understand all academic and financial requirements and policies.

Applications are reviewed within two weeks of receipt of all application materials.

Contact Information:

Graduate Theological Foundation 116 E Sheridan Ave Ste 207 Oklahoma City, OK 73104 USA Tel: 1-800-423-5983 (U.S. & Canada) Tel: 1-574-255-3642 (International) Email: information@gtfeducation.org Website:www.gtfeducation.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/graduatetheologicalfoundation
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