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Master of Arts (Religion)

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Director of M.A.R.
Gene Wilkes is a graduate of Baylor University where he earned a BA degree in Greek and Religion. He also earned the MDiv and PhD degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
p:  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 a graduate of Baylor University where he earned a BA degree in Greek and Religion. He also earned the MDiv and PhD degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.
p:  972.580.7600 ext. 25