Admission Requirements

Program specific requirements are set out in the degree program descriptions below.

Western Seminary reserves the right to ask the applicant to correct any deficiencies contained within materials submitted as part of the application process. None of the application materials received by Western are returned or released except as required by, and in accordance with, applicable law. All applicants are expected to write and speak clear and correct English prose (see English Language Proficiency requirements for additional information).

An interview with the Director of Admissions may be required as part of the application process.

Application materials are considered current for one year from the date of submission.

Admission to the Seminary is valid for one year from the term for which the applicant is admitted. A new admittee can postpone enrollment in coursework for one calendar year before his or her admission expires, requiring a new application for admission to Western to be completed and submitted for consideration.

Applicants not granted admission to the MA Counseling Program may reapply after one year.