Certificate of Ministerial Studies – Application for Admission

About

This undergraduate-level non-credit program is designed to provide those over 55 years of age who are seeking ordination with a foundation of Biblical Studies, Theology, Christian History, and practical ministry. Applicants should normally have been accepted by their church or denomination as a candidate for ordination.

 

Program Requirements

To earn a completion certificate, students in this program must pass every course and earn an average of at least 55%. Course expectations are adjusted by the professor after determining the student’s capacity.

How to Apply

Please read all the instructions below before starting your application.

1. Completing the Application Form

Download the application form, which can be found on the right side of this page. Fill out all requested information on the form and return it to:

adcstudentservices@acadiau.ca

or

Student Services
Acadia Divinity College
15 University Avenue
Wolfville Nova Scotia B4P 2R6
Canada
Download Application Form

2. Paying the Application Fee

There is a $25 (CAD) application processing fee.

The application fee can be paid by cheque (make cheque payable to ‘Acadia Divinity College’)

The fee can also be paid by credit card over the phone or in person.
To pay by credit card please contact Student Services at 902-585-2215.

3. Resume

A resume is required for when applying for admission.
Please email your resume directly to adcstudentservices@acadiau.ca.

4. Letter from Church / Denominational Board Supporting your call to ministry
5. Pastoral Reference Forms
6. Church Elder / Leader Reference Form

Reference forms can be found on the right side of this page.
Please have both of your our referees send their completed reference forms to:

adcstudentservices@acadiau.ca

or

Student Services
Acadia Divinity College
15 University Avenue
Wolfville Nova Scotia B4P 2R6
Canada

Download Reference Form

7. Receiving a Decision

Once you have submitted your application, and all required supporting documents have been received, your completed file will be processed by the Admissions Committee of Acadia Divinity College. Applicants will be notified of an admission decision and will receive an official letter by regular mail service.

For Assistance
Please Contact
Shawna Peverill

Registrar & Manager of Student Services

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NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATORY POLICY AS TO STUDENTS

Acadia Divinity College admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.