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Our programs have various admissions deadlines throughout the year depending on degree and delivery method. If you have any questions, please contact our team.

Applications for Fall Term


  • St Paul-Marriage and Family Therapy


  • All Residential and Online Master's Programs (includes St. Paul, SemPM and San Diego)

Applications for Spring Term

December 1

  • Doctor of Ministry

January 1

  • Residential Master's Programs and San Diego (no Online or St. Paul, SemPM) 

Applications for Summer Term

March 1

  • Doctor of Ministry: Self-Directed

April 1

  • Doctor of Ministry: Cohort 

Seminary Features

Blog: Seminary Admissions

Students and staff share their Bethel Seminary experience.

Blog: Theology Matters

Seminary Dean David Clark reflects on the role of theology in the world today.

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