LMI Admission Requirements

Applicants must submit a formal application and letters of recommendation from the pastor/supervisor in the ministerial setting. An interview with the Program Director is required.
Certificate Requirements
1. Successful completion of required areas of study for the program
2. Participation in retreats and seminars
3. Successful completion of a pastoral practicum, including supervised ministry
4. Satisfactory practice of theological reflection skills
The Lay Ministry Institute may be taken for either certificate or undergraduate credit and is often the starting point for those who intend to pursue a professional degree. The LMI offers opportunities for professional continuing education and personal spiritual renewal to those serving in church and society. Persons completing this two year program are in compliance with the National Certification Standards for Pastoral Ministers.

 

IFP Admission Requirements

Applicants must submit a formal application and letters of recommendation from the pastor/supervisor in the ministerial setting. An interview with the Program Director is required.
Certificate Requirements
1. Successful completion of required areas of study
2. Participation in retreats and seminars

 

Pre-Theology Admission Requirements

  1. Applicants must have completed a high school curriculum preferably in a program which was preparatory for college. An applicant may submit a GED in lieu of the transcript if the composite score is at least 45. Applicants must present the proper documentation of their high school work. Many applicants will have completed an undergraduate degree or finished a number of credits toward an undergraduate degree. Official transcripts from each undergraduate and graduate school attended must be submitted with the application packet in signed, sealed envelopes.
  2. Interview with the Director of Pre-Theology.
  3. For more information see the section, General Admission Requirement for Graduate Students at Master’s Level.