Apply – Master’s Program

 

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To complete the application process, the following forms are required:
  • Online Application
  • Essay (Instructions Below)
  • 3 Recommendations:
    • Employer or Educator (Presbyter, Board Member, or District Official will also be accepted)
    • Pastoral (Presbyter or District Official will also be accepted)
    • Personal (Not including relatives)
  • Health Certificate (Download PDF)
  • Academic Transcripts

 

When to Apply

Apply as soon as possible, as space is limited. We are accepting applications on a first-come, first-served basis.

Preliminary coursework for the 2019 cohort begins on July 29.

Tuition Instructions

Program Tuition: $11,000.00

Early Application Tuition: Those who complete an application before March 15, 2019 will receive a discounted tuition of $10,750.00

  • Because of the special pricing of this program, all tuition payments are non-refundable.

Early Application Fee Schedule

  • Application Fee: $500.00
  • Early Application Fee: Those who complete an application before March 15, 2019 will receive a discounted application fee of $250.00
  • If the applicant is accepted, the non-refundable payment will be applied to the student’s tuition. If the applicant is denied admission, then $150.00 will be refunded.

Payment 1: $2000.00 due April 15, 2019 – This tuition payment is non-refundable.

Late Application Fee Schedule

  • Application Fee (March 16 – July 1, 2019): $500.00
  • If the applicant is accepted, the non-refundable payment will be applied to the student’s tuition. If the applicant is denied admission, then $400.00 will be refunded.

Payment 1: $2000.00 due April 15, 2019 – This tuition payment is non-refundable.

  • If application is made after April 15, 2019 the $500.00 application fee and the $2000.00 first payment is due with the application. This fee of $2500.00 is non-refundable for accepted students and constitutes the first payment toward tuition. If the applicant is denied admission, $2400.00 will be refunded.

All Applicants Fee Schedule

Payment 2: $2000.00 due September 16, 2019 – This tuition payment is non-refundable.

Payment 3: $2000.00 due January 16, 2020 – This tuition payment is non-refundable.

Payment 4: $2000.00 due June 1, 2020 – This tuition payment is non-refundable.

Payment 5: $1500.00 due October 1, 2020 – This tuition payment is non-refundable.

Payment 6: $1000.00 due January 15, 2021 – This tuition payment is non-refundable.

Essay Instructions
  1. An account of your conversion, your relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ, and your ministry experience in and/or outside the church. (approximately 350-400 words, double spaced).
  2. A response to the following question (500-750 words, double spaced): What do you expect to gain theologically, spiritually, and emotionally from this course of study; and how will this degree be used in your ministry context?
References/Recommendations

The Graduate Program requires references from your pastor, employer, and a friend (references cannot be completed by a relative). If you are currently a pastor, submit a pastoral reference from a presbyter, district official or a board member.

Academic Transcripts

Please request that each college or university you have attended send an official transcript to the Grand Rapids Campus office address. Transcripts are considered official when they arrive directly from the institutions and bear the official school seal. A GPA of 2.5 or greater is generally required for admission.

International Students

Proficiency in the English language is required. A TOEFL certificate should be sent to the Graduate Program Director of Admissions.

One of the following scores is also required:

  1. A paper-based score of 500
  2. A computer-based score of 65 with a writing sub-test score of 17 or higher.

 

For any questions, please contact: brian@northpointgr.org