Welcome to the Erskine Seminary
Online Application for ThM Applicants
Please be aware that your application will not be processed until all of the following has been completed:
1. Application Form:
Complete each question applicable to you on our online application.
Submission of a 600-word statement explaining how the program will contribute to your competence in academic work, ministry, or service to the church. Email your essay to firstname.lastname@example.org
. Be sure your name is on your essay when you email it. If you choose to mail your application instead of apply online, please be sure to include your essay with your application.
3. Application Fee:
Submit a $35.00 non-refundable application fee online by credit card at the end of the Online Application. If you choose to mail an application instead of apply online, you must include a check or money order for $35 to pay your non-refundable application fee.
4. Recommendation Letters:
Applicants must supply two letters of reference from persons who know them well and can address their
- Christian character and commitment (perhaps a pastor, mentor, or colleague in ministry)
- Aptitude for advanced academic work (perhaps a former teacher)
Fill in the names, addresses, and phone numbers on each form. Distribute the recommendation letters to your references to complete and return to the Admissions Office Download the forms here
5. Submission of a master’s level academic paper
(at least 10 pages double spaced, with note and bibliography formatted properly).
6. Academic Transcripts:
Request official transcripts from all colleges and graduate schools where you earned a degree. The transcripts should be submitted directly to the Admissions Office.
Notice: Entrance Postponement:
If you choose to delay entrance more than one year, you will be required to repeat the application process in its entirety.