MAM/MTS Admissions - Saint John's Seminary

MAM/MTS Admissions

Thank you for your interest in Saint John's Seminary's Lay Formation Programs!

The Master of Arts in Ministry (MAM) and the Master of Theological Studies for the New Evangelization (MTS), are open to all laypersons, permanent deacons, and professed religious. The degree programs are not exclusive to those who studied ministry, theology or biblical studies for their undergraduate degree.

Admissions Process

  1. Complete an application: MAM Application | MTS Application
    1. Submit your application essay. Instructions are provided on the application form.
    2. Provide references. Instructions are provided on the application form.
    3. Submit $75 application fee.
  2. Transcripts: Submit official transcripts from all previous undergraduate and graduate institutions to:
    Saint John’s Seminary
    127 Lake Street
    Brighton, MA 02135
  3. Admissions Interview
    1. Program Director and Admissions Committee
    2. Psychological Profile (MAM applicants only)

The final admissions decision is made by the Seminary Admissions Board.

Students are typically admitted throughout the year for the fall, spring, or summer sessions. Auditors and non-degree students are welcome to register for classes as long as space is available.

Application forms are available here: MAM Application, MTS Application

Forms may also be obtained at Saint John's Seminary or by calling (617) 779-4104.

Recommendation forms for the degree programs may be downloaded below:

MAM/MTS Application Instructions

MAM Application Form

MAM Pastor Recommendation

MAM Personal Recommendation

MTS Application Form

MTS Pastor Recommendation

MTS Personal Recommendation