Theological Institute Admissions

The Theological Institute of Saint John’s Seminary is a private, nonprofit institution operating with the approval of the state of Massachusetts. The graduate degree programs of The Theological Institute, the Master of Arts in Ministry (M.A.M.) and the Master of Theological Studies for the New Evangelization (M.T.S.), are open to all laypersons, permanent deacons, and religious, without regard to race, gender, national origin, age, disabilities, or veteran status.

The basic requirement for admission to The Theological Institute is a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. The applicant must submit a completed written application with the accompanying application fee of $75.00. The application includes an essay, official undergraduate and any graduate transcripts, and three recommendations. Upon receipt of the above-mentioned materials, an admissions interview will be scheduled. For the M.A.M. degree, confidential psychological testing will be arranged by the M.A.M. Director. The final admissions decision is made by the Seminary Admissions Board.

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

Application forms are available here: MAM application and MTS Application. Forms may also be obtained at the Institute office in Braintree, MA or by calling (617) 779-410

Recommendation forms for the degree programs may be downloaded below:

MAM Personal Recommendation Form/MAM Institutional Recommendation Form

MTS Personal Recommendation Form