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Northern Seminary’s vision is to prepare leaders who will faithfully serve Jesus Christ with evangelical passion and mission skills in biblically grounded and culturally relevant ministries to impact our local communities and the world.
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MASTER (MACM, MDIV, MANT, MATM, MAW & GRADUATE CERTIFICATE) APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT:
1. A recommendation from your pastor. Download Form
2. Transcripts from all institutions attended. (Accredited bachelor’s degree required for admission.)
3. An autobiographical statement (400 words). Download Requirements
4. An academic essay (800 words). Download Requirements
5. A formal admissions interview with an admissions counselor or program director.
6. Application fee of $35.00.
Doctor of Ministry applicants must submit:
1. Three (3) personal references Download Form
2. Transcripts from all institutions attended. (Master of Divinity and 3 years of ministry experience required.)
3. A typed, 3-4 page, self evaluation of your ministry. Click for guidelines
4. An academic essay. Download evaluation rubric
5. A resume stating ministry roles and years of ministry you have completed, including name(s) of churches or organizations.
6. Application fee of $50.00.