- Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution with at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average.
- Sufficient undergraduate preparation (usually 18 credit hours in Theology / Religious Studies at the undergraduate level) or life experience as verified by objective norms.
- Two letters of recommendation.
- A short essay indicating why a graduate degree will help fulfill one's career goals.
Admission is selective, but provisional acceptance may be granted by Chair of the Department of Theology and Philosophy.