Western Seminary Register for an Online Course

Registering for a Course

Take a course for master’s level credit

Step One: Apply for Admission to Western Seminary

  • If you've not yet been admitted to Western Seminary, you'll need complete an Online Application for admission.
  • If you have been admitted, but you haven't taken a class in a year or longer, you'll need to submit the Returning Student Application
  • After being admitted, please complete the Online Student Orientation in order to be given access to the Student Information System, which enables you to register for courses online.
  • Step Two: Register for Your Online Course(s):

Register for an Online Course

Registering Online For Summer 2016

*Inquire with the Online Campus office about the progress of anticipated course releases (Open registration begins in March in SIS).

Summer 2016 - Online Campus Session Dates
Session "A" 16 Weeks May 2 - Aug.  19
Session "B" Weeks 1-8 May 2 - June  24
Session "C" Weeks 9-16 June 27 - Aug. 19
Scheduled Courses Offered in Session "C" (June 27 - Aug. 19)

     CNS561L - Premarital Counseling

     PTS561L - Premarital Counseling   

    THS513 - Living as the Community of the Spirit, Survey: Theology III (MFT student)

Directed Study Options Currently open in Session "C"

    THS565L - Highlights of Twentieth Century Theology, Millard J. Erickson, Ph.D.

(If you do not find the course you are looking for, please refer to the "Directed Study Course"  directions below.)
Biblical Languages Courses

NTS 508E, NTS 509E, OTS 509E

Biblical Studies Courses

BLS 501E, BLS 511E
BLS 502E, BLS 502XE, BLS 502YE
BLS 503E, BLS 513E
BLS 527E - Psalms - Ray Lubeck  (OLC Blended Class - Seattle/Bellevue Site)
BLS 535E - Life of Christ - Dr. Carl Laney

Church History Courses

CHS 505E, CHS 506E
CHS 520E - History of Missions

Counseling Courses

CNS 518E - Career and Lifestyle Development
CNS 561LE - Premarital Counseling

Educational Ministries Course

(Not this semester)

Intercultural Studies Courses

DIS 501E - Communicating Christ in Culture
DIS 526E - Religions of the World
DIS 520E - History of Missions

Learning to Interpret Scripture Courses

DBS 506E, DBS 516E, DBS 506YE

Mentored Field Ministry Course

(Not this semester)

Pastoral and Church Ministries Courses

DMS 502E, DMS 506E, PTS 503E, PTS 504E, PTS 505E, PTS 510E
PTS 506E - Providing Pastoral Care
PTS 561LE - Premarital Counseling

Pastoral Care to Women    

(Not this semester)    

Spiritual Formation Courses 

SFS 501E, SFS 502E, SFS 504E

Theology Courses

THS 501E, THS 502E, THS 502YE, THS 503E, THS 508E, THS 511E, THS 512E, THS 513E
THS 552E – Pauline Theology    
THS 566JE - Theology of Luke-Acts

Youth Ministry  (Text-Based Courses)

YMS 506E - Spiritual Formation of Youth

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Directed Study Courses

  • "Directed Study Course Request" (Also called Online Independent) We believe it is in your best interest to take our courses in a learning community with other students.  However, if you are unable to take a course in the semester or session shown on our posted schedule, you may fill out the form at this link to request consideration to take the course as a directed study.

Raise Your Credit Limit

To Drop a Class

If, for whatever reason, you find that you need to drop a course, please drop the course online in SIS. Please note that drops will incur a $25 course drop fee after the open registration window.


Get in Touch

Mark Baker
Mark Baker
Instructional Support Coordinator
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