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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):

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Registering Online For Fall 2016

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

Fall 2016 - Online Campus Session Dates
Session "A" 16 Weeks Aug. 29 - Dec.  16
Session "B" Weeks 1-8 Aug. 29 - Oct.  21
Session "C" Weeks 9-16 Oct. 24 - Dec. 16
(If you do not find the course you are looking for, please refer to the "Directed Study Course"  directions below.)
Biblical Languages Courses

NTS 508, OTS 508

Biblical Studies Courses

BLS 501, BLS 501X (part 1), BLS 501Y (part 2), BLS 511
BLS 502
BLS 503, BLS 503X (part 1), BLS 503Y (part 2)
BLS 527 - Psalms - Ray Lubeck
BLS 535 - Life of Christ - Dr. Carl Laney

Church History Courses

CHS 505, CHS 505X (part 1)
CHS 520 - History of Missions

 Coaching Courses

MCS 560 - Advanced Career Counseling  - NOTE: This course does not count for ICF training hours or the Certificate in Transformational Coaching - (Session "C")

Counseling Courses

CNS 560 - Advanced Career Counseling  - Open to all Student - (Session "C")

Educational Ministries Course

EMS 505 - Growing Disciples Intentionally

Intercultural Studies Courses

DIS 501 - Communicating Christ in Culture
DIS 520 - History of Missions

Learning to Interpret Scripture Courses

DBS 506, DBS 506X (part 1), DBS 516
DBS 507 - Advanced Hermeneutics

Mentored Field Ministry Course

MFM 500, MFM 501-504
GLS 531-534 (MAGL Student Only)

Pastoral and Church Ministries Courses

DMS 501, DMS 506, PTS 504, PTS 505, PTS 507, PTS 508
PTS 562FE - Leading Transitions (Session "C")

Pastoral Care to Women    

PCW 511 - Pastoral Understanding of Women
PCW 515 - Developing and Delivering Life-Changing Messages

Spiritual Formation Courses 

SFS 501, SFS 502, SFS 504

Theology Courses

THS 501, THS 501X (part 1), THS 502, THS 503, THS 508, THS 511
THS 552 – Pauline Theology
THS 561 - Equipping for Spiritual Warfare
THS 564L - Prayer & Providence   
THS 566J - Theology of Luke-Acts
THS 566K - Christology: The Person of Christ

Youth Ministry  (Text-Based Courses)

YMS 502E - Developing A Theological Model for 21st Century Youth Ministry

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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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