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 2014

*Inquire with the Online Campus office about the progress of anticipated course releases

Spring 2014 - Online Campus Session Dates
Session "A" 16 Weeks April 28 - Aug. 15
Session "B" Weeks 1-8 April 28 - June 20
Session "C" Weeks 9-16 June 23 - Aug. 15
Biblical Languages Courses

NTS 508E, NTS 509E, NTS 510E, OTS 508E, OTS 509E,  OTS 510E

Biblical Studies Courses  

BLS 501E, BLS 501XE, BLS 501YE, BLS 511E,
BLS 502E, BLS 502XE, BLS 502YE, BLS 512E,
BLS 503E, BLS 503XE, BLS 503YE, BLS 513E,
BLS 527E, Psalms.  Ray Lubeck, Th.D.
BLS 535E, Life of Christ.  J. Carl Laney, Th.D.

Church History Courses

CHS 505E, CHS 505XE, CHS 505YE, CHS 506E
CHS 520E, History of Missions. Mary Wilder, M.D.

Counseling Courses

CNS 518E - Career and Lifestyle Development. Norman Thiesen, Ph.D.
CNS 561LE - Premarital Counseling. Norman Thiesen, Ph.D.

Educational Ministries Course

EMS 505E

Intercultural Studies Courses

DIS 501E, DIS 520E
DIS 508E Applied Anthropology. John Branner, D.Miss.
DIS 526E, Religions of the World. John Branner, D.Miss.

Learning to Interpret Scripture Courses

DBS 506E, DBS 506XE, DBS 506YE, DBS 516E
DBS 507E, Advanced Hermeneutics. Todd Miles, Ph.D.

Mentored Field Ministry Course

MFM 500E (Cohort) Terry Burns, D. Min., Ron Marrs, Ph.D.
MFM501E-504E – Mentored Field Ministry, Terry Burns, D. Min., (Cohort entered by permission only).

Pastoral and Church Ministries Courses

DMS 501E, DMS 502E, DMS 506E
ICS 501E – The Chaplaincy. Dave Fredrickson, Ph.D.
PTS 503E, PTS 504E, PTS 505E, PTS 506E
PTS 507E, PTS 508E, PTS 510E
PTS 541E  - Pastoral Leadership in the Small Church, Glenn Daman, D. Min.
PTS 542E  - Pastoral Practices in the Small Church, Glenn Daman, D. Min.
PTS 561LE – Premarital Counseling. Norman Thiesen, Ph.D.
PTS 562FE – Leading Transitions. Dr. Bert Downs D.D. and Lee Wiggins   
PTS 562KE - Applying Biblical Ethics to Healthcare Dilemmas in Ministry. Jerome Wernow Ph.D.,R.Ph.

Pastoral Care to Women

PCW 511E, PCW 512XE, PCW 512YE,
PCW 513E, PCW 514E, PCW 515E

Spiritual Formation Courses 

SFS 501E, SFS504E

Theology Courses

THS 501E, THS 501XE, THS 501YE
THS 502E, THS 502XE, THS 502YE, THS 503E,
THS 508E, THS 511E, THS 512E, THS 513E,
THS 551E – Understanding Biblical Theology,  Todd Miles, Ph.D. & Arturo Azurdia III, D.Min.    
THS 561E – Equipping for Spiritual Warfare. Gerry Breshears, Ph.D. & Todd Miles, Ph.D.    
THS 564LE - Prayer and Providence. Gerry Breshears, Ph.D.,  & Todd Miles, Ph.D.    
THS 565LE – Highlights of 20th Century Theology. Millard Erickson, Ph.D.
THS 566JE - Theology of Luke-Acts. Darrell L. Bock, PhD.    
THS 566KE - Christology:  The Person of Christ.  Bruce A. Ware, PhD.

Youth Ministry  (Text-Based Courses)

YMS 502E - Developing a Theological Model for 21st Century Youth Ministry. Ron Marrs, Ph.D.
YMS 503E - Managing Youth Ministry. Ron Marrs, Ph.D.
YMS 506E - Spiritual Formation of Youth. Ron Marrs, Ph.D.

To Take a Course for Non-Credit      

To take a course for non-credit, simply fill out and submit the Non-Credit Application & Registration form, along with payment, to the address or fax number provided on the form.

Non-Credit Application and Registration Form

Please note, if you have taken a non-credit class within the last nine months, you may skip the Admission section of the form.

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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