Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology
Admissions

How Do I Apply?
Applicants should visit this page to learn more about the application process.  If you would rather obtain a hard copy application, send an e-mail request to theology@shu.edu.

Application Deadlines
For enrollment in the Fall Semester, apply by August 1.
For enrollment in the Spring Semester, apply by December 15.

When Will You Make a Decision on My Application?
ICSST accepts applications on a rolling basis for admittance.

Additional Required Documents
In addition to the general University requirements for admission to graduate studies, the Seminary School of Theology requires the following:

  • a baccalaureate degree, preferably in the humanities, from an accredited college or university;
  • official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work completed to date. Student transcripts or photocopies are not acceptable;
  • scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) are preferred; alternatively, Miller Analogies Test (MAT); 
  • two letters of reference attesting to the student's academic potential and personal qualifications to pursue advanced theological studies;
  • completed application form with a $50 nonrefundable application fee; and
  • results of the TOEFL Test (for students born or raised in non-English-speaking countries).

In addition, M.A.P.M. applicants also must:

  • submit the results of psychological testing, including the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI), the Rorschach, the Rorschach, the Autobiographical Sketch, the Gestalt Test and the Draw-a-Person Test, all taken at a center approved by ICSST; and
  • have a personal interview with the associate dean.

Admissions Criteria and Prerequisites
It is preferred that candidates applying to the program have at least two years of service to the Church.

Diane M. Carr, M.A.
Academic Services and Admissions Coordinator

(973) 761-7491
diane.carr@shu.edu

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