Admissions Policy

Master of Divinity and Bachelor of Theology Programs

Admission to the Master of Divinity and Bachelor of Theology programs is granted by the Board of Regents based upon the following criteria and supporting documentation:

1. Acceptance as a postulant (candidate for ordination) by the Bishop Ordinary of the postulant’s Diocese, as signified by letter from the said Bishop.

2. Successful completion of post-secondary education at an accredited university or college; or an equivalent combination of education and life experience (as determined by the Board of Regents on a case by case basis).

3. Completion by the candidate of the Admissions Application requiring the following information from the candidate:

  • copy of Baptism and Confirmation certificates
  • outline of religious background
  • curriculum vitae setting out both educational and employment background
  • letters of reference from at least three individuals who are knowledgeable about the candidate, one reference of which must be from the candidate’s parish priest
  • medical report from the candidate’s physician, stating that the candidate is of the male sex and in good physical and mental health
  • if married, a copy of the Marriage Certificate; as well as, a letter from the candidate’s wife indicating knowledge of and support for her husband’s admission to the College for the purposes of theological training for the ordained ministry.  [The candidate must also indicate whether or not this is his first marriage or whether he has been previously married.]

4. A short essay by the candidate setting out why he is seeking ordination, how he came to the decision to seek ordination, and his understanding of the ordained ministry within the historic Anglican expression of the Catholic Faith in the one, holy, catholic, and apostolic Church.