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Master of Arts (Religion)

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Director of M.A.R.
Gene Wilkes is President and Professor of New Testament and Leadership at B. H. Carroll Theological Institute and the author Jesus On Leadership.
phone:  972.580.7600 ext. 25
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Master of Arts (Religion)

Applicants for the master’s degree are required to have completed a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum grade point average of 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale). The following steps must be taken to apply:

Following submission of the online application, the applicant will be given detailed instructions regarding the following general application requirements:

  1. Submission of an online application.
  2. Submission of supplemental documentation. Following submission of an online application, the applicant will be given detailed instructions regarding the following supplemental documents:
    • Official transcript(s) from an earned baccalaureate degree. (Applicants will also be considered who have a comparable degree from a recognized institution outside the US. The degree must be evaluated by a recognized credentials evaluation service such as World Education Services (WES), P.O. Box 745, Old Chelsea Station, New York NY 10113-0745, phone +1 900-937-3895, www.wes.org.
    • Three letters of recommendation. Recommendation forms will be supplied when an online application is submitted. Recommendations must reflect evidence of the applicant’s character, commitment, and readiness for master’s-level study in ministry preparation.
    • Church endorsement. An endorsement form will be supplied when an online application is submitted. The form must be completed by the church of which the applicant is a member.
    • Personal statements. Applicants will be required to provide statements of their call to the ministry and their past Christian experience.
    • A digital photograph. This does not have to be professional made, but a snapshot will suffice.

Apply Now
Director of M.A.R.
Gene Wilkes is President and Professor of New Testament and Leadership at B. H. Carroll Theological Institute and the author Jesus On Leadership.
phone:  972.580.7600 ext. 25