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Admission Requirements

Admission requirements for the graduate religious studies programs are the same: MA in Applied Pastoral Theology, Master of Divinity and the two Graduate Certificates in Pastoral Care and Theological Studies.

Applications are accepted each term on a rolling basis; the process generally takes four to eight weeks.

  • Application for admission and non-refundable application fee
  • Millers Analogy Test results
  • Résumé
  • Autobiography (2 to 3 pages)
  • Statement of intent (2 to 3 pages)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Sealed, official transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions including undergraduate and graduate coursework
  • Admission interview
  • Proof of measles immunization - required for students taking 9 or more credits per term (download form)


Transfer Credits

Students must complete a minimum of 45 graduate credits at Marylhurst. Applicants may have previous coursework evaluated for possible credit transfer by the religious studies department chair. Transferable credits must have a grade of B or better.

 

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March 12, 2015

Catholic Mass

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March 14, 2015

Book Signing: Dr. Jerilyn Felton

Dr. Jerilyn Felton, religious studies faculty and MAIS alum, will sign copies of her book, Four-Footed Ministers In Formation: A training Manual on...

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March 27, 2015 – March 29, 2015

Pacific Northwest Region AARSBL Conference

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