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You are also welcome to contact the Admissions Coordinator at email@example.com or 519-884-0710 ext. 3234 who is pleased to help prospective students select the graduate programs to match their career goals.
For most programs, yes. Students in the joint program with the Faculty of Social Work (MDiv-MSW) study full-time; all other Masters programs can be studied full or part-time. The Diploma in Multifaith Spiritual Care and Counselling is almost always pursued on a part-time basis. The Doctor of Ministry is a full-time program though most doctoral students register for two courses per term.
Yes. Our Honours Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies and Global Citizenship launches September 2012. Applications are currently being accepted. Click here for more information.
No. Undergraduate work can be in any discipline so long as the applicant holds a B average and has an aptitude for graduate work in theology. Our students come from a eclectic backgrounds including teaching, nursing, music, business and science.
No. At present we are accepting applicants with three-year/General Bachelor degree for our Masters of Divinity, Master of Arts in Theology, General Graduate Studies and Diploma in Multifaith Spiritual Care and Counselling programs. Applicants for the MA Theology Spiritual Care and Psychotherapy are preferred to have at least one year of revelant experience. Students who seek ordination and have life experience but no undergraduate degree may apply for special admission; normally this would include10 undergraduate courses. Applicants to the Doctoral programs require a Master of Divinity or its equivalent.
For all programs but the Doctor of Minsitry, tuition will depend on whether you are full or part-time. Students taking one or two courses per term are part-time and are charged tuition at a per-course rate. Students taking three or more courses per term are full-time and are charged tuition at a per-term rate. For current rates, please see our Fees, found on our left menu bar under prospective students.
Senior students (persons over 60 years of age at time of registration) pay 50% reduced tuition. Tuition for international students is approximately 60% more than regular fees.
There are several options for financial aid. All full-time students receive a bursary each term, applied directly to their tuition. Additional bursaries from WLS for full-time students in financial need can be applied for each fall. We offer no full scholarships. For details on financial aid options, please click here.
If you have further questions, we welcome you to contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-884-0710 (ext. 4267).
We offer a joint program with the Faculty of Social Work: the Master of Divinity-Master of Social Work . Students in this joint program will earn two Masters degrees concurrently, in less time than pursuing the two degrees separately. The Master of Divinity-Master of Social Work is ideal for those seeking ordination and wishing to infuse their ministry work with a social work perspective. If you are interested in pursuing this program, please connect with the Admissions Coordinators for both WLS (519-884-0710 ext. 3498) and the Faculty of Social Work (519-884-0710 ext. 5244).