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General Application Procedure

Students interested in attending APTS courses should fill out the required application form. The admissions committee will consider a student's application only after the Registrar has received all of the following items:

  1. Completed application form with non-refundable and application fee.
  2. A 500 to 600-word essay in the applicant's own words, which includes his/her ministry experience, vision for ministry, and how the APTS program would help fulfill this vision.
  3. Ministerial form
  4. Sponsorship form
  5. Official transcripts sent directly to APTS from all Bible schools and/or universities attended.
  6. Five character references including one from the national leadership of the student's denomination for those who are credentialed ministers.
  7. If married, a photocopy of marriage certificate (resident students only).
  8. A Completed medical form (resident students only).
  9. Two 5 cm. x 5 cm. (2" x 2") photos of the applicant.

Note: The TOEFL or an English language proficiency-screening exam supplied by APTS shall be taken by each applicant in his/her own country. Successful applicants are required to retake the test at APTS during on-campus registration.
Complete requirements for admission should be received 45 days before the beginning of the term; submission after this deadline will incur a late fee.

Post Graduate Application Procedures:

The program committee will make a decision on an application when the following items have been received:

  1. Official application form
  2. Brief essay answering questions about personal orientation, vocational objectives, and an assessment of strengths and weaknesses
  3. A brief autobiography
  4. Official transcripts sent directly from all colleges, seminaries, and other institutions of higher education attended
  5. Three recommendations: former professor, local church pastor, applicant's organizational leader
  6. A health certificate indicating that the applicant is physically fit to pursue doctoral studies
  7. A non-refundable application fee of $30

For Admissions related inquiries, please contact the Registrar:

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