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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 2018

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

Fall 2018 - Online Campus Session Dates
Session "A" 14 Weeks Sept. 1 - Dec. 10
Session "B" Weeks 1-7 Sept 1 - Oct. 22
Session "C" Weeks 8-14 Oct. 20 - Dec. 10

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 (CA 505, NT 513, OT 513, CH 502, BL 503Y).

Scheduled Classes:
Biblical Languages (NT & OT)

NT 511 (3crs) – Greek Grammar - Lectures by Dr. Patrick Schreiner
OT 511 (3crs) - Hebrew Grammar - Lectures by Dr. Jan Verbruggen
OT 530 (2crs) – Exegesis of Micah - Lectures by Dr. Jan Verbruggen

Biblical Literature  (BL)

BL 501 (4crs) – Interpreting Genesis to Song of Solomon - Lectures by Dr. Tim Mackie
BL 501X (Part 1) (2crs) - Interpreting the Old Testament I: Genesis to 2 Samuel  - Lectures by Dr. Tim Mackie
BL 502 (4crs) – Interpreting the Prophets and Gospels - Lectures by Dr. J. Carl Laney
BL 502Y (Part 2) (2crs) - Interpreting New Testament I: The Gospels - Lectures by Dr. J. Carl Laney
BL 503 (4crs) - Interpreting Acts to Revelation - Lectures by Dr. Josh Mathews
BL 524 (2crs) – Exposition of Psalms - Lectures by Dr. Ray Lubeck
BL 541 (2crs) - Life of Christ - Lectures by Dr. J. Carl Laney

Biblical Theology (BT)

BT 501 (2crs) - Hermeneutics - Lectures by Dr. Todd Miles
BT 502 (2crs) – Understanding Biblical Theology - Lectures by Dr. Todd Miles
BT 532 (2crs) – Theology of Luke and Acts - Lectures by Darrell L. Bock

Chaplaincy Ministry (CA)

N/A

Church History (CH)

CH 501X (2crs) - Wisdom from Church History, Part 1 - Lectures by Dr. Todd Miles
CH 505 (2crs) – History of Missions - Lectures by Dr. Mary Wilder 

Counseling Ministry (CNS)

        N/A

Christian Spirituality (CS)

CS 501 (2crs) – Learning to Love God and Others - Lectures by Dr. Randal Roberts
CS 501H (2crs) – Learning to Love God and Others - Instruction by Dr. Randal Roberts
                                    (Hybrid - PDX Campus)

CS 502 (2crs) – Practicing Prayer and Other Key Disciplines - Lectures by Dr. Rob Wiggins

Intercultural Studies (IS)

IS 505 (2crs) - History of Missions - Lectures by Dr. Mary Wilder  
IS 542
(2crs)- Applied Anthropology - Lectures by Dr. John Branner

Ministry Formation (MF)

MF 500H (0crs) - Introduction to Theological Study and Ministry Formation - by Dr Ron Marrs
                      
    (Hybrid - PDX Campus)
MF 501H
(2crs) - Introduction to Theological Study and Ministry Formation - by Dr Ron Marrs
                          (Hybrid - PDX Campus)

MF 531 (0cr) - Ministry Formation I
MF 532 (0cr) - Ministry Formation II

Ministry Leadership (ML)

ML 501 (2crs) – Theology and Practice of Gospel-Centered Ministry - Lectures by Dr. Steve Korch   
ML 502 (2crs) –
Tranformational Leadership - Lectures by Dr. John Johnson  
ML 503 (2crs) –
Nurturing Faithful Disciples - Lectures by Dr. Ron Marrs & Bill Clem
ML 505 (2crs) –
Applied Pastoral Counseling: Caring for People in a Broken World - Lectures by Dr. Norm Thiesen  
ML 506 (2crs) –
Ministerial Ethics - Lectures by Dr. Josh Mathews
ML 507 (2crs) -
Gospel Responses to Contemporary Challenges, By Dr. Gerry Breshears

Pastoral Theology (PT)

PT 570 (2crs) - Leading Transitions Lectures by Bert Downs, D.D. and Lee Wiggins, M.A

Theology (TH)

TH 501 (4crs) - Knowing the Living God: Theology I - Lectures by Dr. Gerry Breshears
TH 501X (2crs) - Knowing the Living God: Theology I (Part 1) - Lectures by Dr. Gerry Breshears
TH 502 (4crs)- Glorifying the Word of Life: Theology II - Lectures by Dr. Gerry Breshears
TH 503 (4crs) – Living as the Community of the Spirit: Theology III -Lectures by
                       Dr. Gerry Breshears
TH 504 (2crs) – Integrating Ministry and Theology - Lectures by Dr. Gerry Breshears
TH 525 (2crs) - Christology - Lectures by Dr. Bruce A. Ware

Women's Pastoral Leadership (WL)

WL 501 (2cr) - Pastoral Indertanding of Women - Dr. Bev Hislop

Youth Ministry (YM) - Text-Based Courses

YM 501 (2crs) - Developing a Theological Model for 21st Century Youth Ministry - Instruction by Dr. Ron Marrs

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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.
    - Online Campus Directed Study request for F18 can only be submitted on/after July 1, 2018
     - Online Campus Directed Study request for Sp19 can only be submitted on/after November 1, 2018
     - Online Campus Directed Study request for Su19 can only be submitted on/after March 1, 2019

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