ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Applicants seeking admission to Emmanuel University are evaluated on the basis of academic ability sufficient to complete the selected educational program successfully within the allotted time frame.

All diplomas and transcripts furnished by the applicant for the purpose of admission requirements must be from an institution that meets or exceeds the standards of Emmanuel University.

Other factors that are taken into consideration are personal and professional goals and commitment of the applicant seeking entry. To be considered for acceptance, applicants that are United States legal residences are required to provide a copy of their driver’s license, social security card, birth certificate, and citizenship certificate. In addition to the requirements stated above, all applicants must be at least 18 years of age and provide evidence that they meet the minimum admission requirements by submitting the following supporting documents according to the selected course of study along with the Application for Admission:

Master of Divinity

  1. A copy of the applicant’s Bachelor Degree or equivalent diploma along with corresponding official transcripts showing the successful completion of the degree with a minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 3.00;
  2. A personal confession of faith (max 200 words count);

Master of Christian Counseling

  1. A copy of the applicant’s Bachelor Degree of equivalent diploma along with corresponding official transcripts showing the successful completion of the degree with a minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 3.00;
  2. A personal confession of faith (max 200 words count); 

Doctor of Christian Counseling

  1. A copy of the applicant’s Master Degree in Counseling or equivalent diploma along with corresponding official transcripts showing the successful completion of the degree with a minimum cumulative G.P.A. of 3.00;
  2. Evidence demonstrating the ability to write effectively and to produce a written doctoral project;
  3. A personal confession of faith (max 200 words count);

 

ADMISSIONS PROCEDURE

Each applicant must submit the following forms to the Admissions Office,

  1. Application Form for Admission
  2. Enrollment Agreement
  3. Official Transcript or Diploma
  4. $150 Registration Fee

International Student (F1 VISA) must add to the following documents

  1. Copy of Passport
  2. Copy of VISA(f1)
  3. Copy of I-94
  4.  Bank Balance Evidence

The admissions committee will review various indicators of potential academic success. Any student seeking admission must possess an accredited Bachelor of Religious Studies or its equivalent and a grade point average of 3.0 or above on all previous post-secondary credits to be admitted on other than a probationary status. Whenever it is deemed necessary the Admissions Committee may request a personal interview with the candidate for admission. When the necessary information and fees have been received, action will be taken on the application by the Admissions Committee. The applicant will be notified of the decision of the Committee. An approved student application to Emmanuel University is valid for one year from the date of original approval.

Language Requirements

Students are required to be proficient in the language of the course in which the student will be registered. Students whose primary language is not English and wish to enroll in an English taught course and international students must provide a copy of their TOEFL exam results showing a minimum score of 500 (90 on the Internet Based Exam or higher).

The school reserves the right to require English testing and/or support classes if your application materials and interviews indicate that your level of English proficiency may not be sufficient for theological studies. In addition, faculty at Emmanuel University may require students to take English support classes if students appear to be having difficulty in their studies. This is for your benefit. Your ability to communicate in English will be important for success in your studies at Emmanuel University.

Language requirement waivers

The English language requirement may be waived if the applicant is a native of or studied in full-time status for at least one academic year within the last five years in U.S.   Students from the following countries are exempt from Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, Ireland , New Zealand,

 

Transfer Credit Policy

Students may transfer coursework credits earned at other institutions towards Emmanuel University programs if the institution meets or exceeds the standards of Emmanuel University and has jurisdictional/state approval to operate at the time of the student’s attendance. Coursework from other institutions must have a minimum grade of 2.7 on a scale of 4.0 and must be applicable to fulfilling the degree requirements for the respective degree programs offered at Emmanuel University.

Copies of course descriptions from a catalog that were current for the year of attendance along with copies of course syllabi are required for all unaccredited and/or out of state.

Work completed at exempt institutions will be evaluated on an individual basis by the approximate course content equivalency to courses offered at Emmanuel University.

Each request for a transfer of credits must be received by the Office of Admissions and Records no later than the commencement of classes for new students and by the last semester of their program for current students who have taken one or more courses at another institution while working toward their degree at Emmanuel University. Only one official transcript per institution attended will be accepted and must be sent directly from the institution to Emmanuel University. Transfer credits are awarded by the Admissions Committee after review.

The maximum transferable credits allowable are as follows, except for veterans and eligible persons who are required to transfer all previous credits where appropriate:

Master of Divinity                                       24 credit hours

Master of Christian Counseling                      24 credit hours

Doctor of Christian Counseling                       9 credit hours