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Upon completion of this brief form, applicants will be granted access to the full application form. Click here to review the various components of the full application.
After completing the form above, applicants will be redirected to the full application form which will guide the student through the following components.
The applicant will provide the following personal information:
Name | Gender | Date of Birth | Birthplace | Address | Email | Phone | Family Information | Emergency Contact | Military Service | Occupation | Church | Ordination | Photograph
The applicant will provide the following educational information about all undergraduate and graduate institutions he or she has attended.
School Name(s) | School Address(es) | Dates Attended | Degree(s) Earned
The applicant will submit a 250+ word document that includes the following:
Personal account of conversion | Description of personal ministry involvement | Explanation of why seminary will prepare the applicant for future ministry
The applicant will provide an email address for the following types of references:
Pastoral Reference | Business Reference | Academic Reference
The applicant will submit a church endorsement form to the church where he or she is currently a member. This form will be completed by the church leadership and sent to VBTS.
The applicants will have official transcripts of all his or her undergraduate and graduate work sent to the seminary.
The applicant will read and respond to the following institutional documents:
VBTS Student Code of Conduct | VBTS Doctrinal Statement
Every applicant will have an interview with the VBTS Academic Dean. Although it is preferable that every interview be completed in person, the interview can be completed over the phone if necessary.
Those making application to the Doctor of Ministry degree will be asked to provide the following additional components:
Resume | Academic Writing Sample (a thesis or major research project)