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 2017

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

Summer 2017 - Online Campus Session Dates
Session "A" 16 Weeks May 1 - Aug. 18
Session "B" Weeks 1-8 May 1 - June 23
Session "C" Weeks 9-16 June 26 - Aug. 18

If you do not find the Online course you are looking for, please refer to the "Directed Study Course" directions below. Some Online courses currently under consideration for Directed Study Courses this semester are: MFM 500, THS 501Y, & THS 551

Scheduled Classes:
Biblical Languages Courses

NTS 509
NTS 515 (Recorded Web Conference)
OTS 515 (New)

Biblical Studies Courses

BLS 501
BLS 502, BLS 502X (part 1),
BLS 502Y (part 2) (Session "C")
   (BLS 513 - San Jose and Sacramento student only)
BLS 503, BLS 503X (part 1), BLS 503Y (part 2)
BLS 535 - Life of Christ - J. Carl Laney

Church History Courses

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

Counseling Courses

     CHS 518 - Career and Lifestyle Development
     CNS 561L - Premarital Counseling (Session "C")
     DBS 516
     (THS 511 THS 512, THS 513, BLS 513 - MFT students only)

Educational Ministries Course


Intercultural Studies Courses

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

Learning to Interpret Scripture Courses

DBS 506, DBS 506Y (part 2), DBS 516

Mentored Field Ministry Course

MFM 502-504 - Mentored Field Ministry

Pastoral and Church Ministries Courses

DMS 502, DMS 506, PTS 504, PTS 506
PTS 510 - Preparing and Preaching Expository Sermons
PTS 541 - Pastoral Leadership in the Small Church
PTS 561L - Premarital Counseling (Session "C")

Pastoral Care to Women    

PCW 512X - Women in Pain I
PCW 514 - Building Relational Ministries to Women (Session "B")

Spiritual Formation Courses 

SFS 501, SFS 502, SFS 504

Theology Courses

THS 501, THS 502, THS 502Y (part 2), THS 503, THS 508
    (THS 511, THS 512, THS 513 (Session "B") - San Jose and Sacramento MFT student only)
THS 552 - Pauline Theology
THS 564L - Prayer and Providence
THS 566J - Theology of Luke and Acts

Youth Ministry  (Text-Based Courses)

YMS 506E - Spiritual Formation of Youth (1cr)  (Session "B")

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Directed Study Courses

  • "Directed Study Course Request"
    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.

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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.


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Mark Baker
Mark Baker
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