Admission and Application

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  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution, any major is acceptable.
  • 3.00 GPA  - Grade Point Average
  • Nine credits of recent undergraduate Theology - (within 10 years).  Creighton offers three courses on-line that will fulfill this requirement.  THL 201 Old Testament; THL 250 Theological Ethics;  THL 335 Jesus Christ: Yesterday and Today.  Check the Registrar's Website: to review summer, fall and spring course offerings     



Apply Now! Orientation class held on campus June 11-14, 2019.

Complete the Graduate School Application. Submit all required materials to the Graduate Dean's Office.

In addition to the application requirements of the Graduate Dean the Master of Arts in Ministry Admission Committee requires the following:

Submit a letter of introduction addressed to Dr. Eileen Burke-Sullivan, Director. The letter should include why you feel you are called to ministry and why you chose the Creighton program.

Submit three recommendation letters, one of which must be from a pastor, judicatory director (bishop etc.) or employer who can speak about your aptitude for ministry. One recommendation must be from a spiritual leader who can speak about your life of faith.  Submit all recommendation letters to the Graduate Dean's office.

Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.

Application fee is $50.



Conditional acceptance is granted based on availability of space, the graduate school application criteria and evidence of aptitude for graduate ministerial study and actual ministerial practice.

Full acceptance into candidacy for ministry is granted upon satisfactory completion of MAM 676: Theology and Catechesis and MAM 675: Orientation to Study and Ministry. Satisfactory completion is a grade of B or better. Assessment in both courses is based on academic competence, demonstrated aptitude for ministry and a ministerial attitude or disposition.