Admissions Process


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When to Apply

The Master of Divinity, MA (Biblical Studies) and MA (Theological Studies) programs have a rolling admissions process, and students may apply at any time to enter one of four terms:

• Summer (June)
• Fall (Late August)
• Winter (January)
• Spring (February)

Master of Arts in Counseling (MAC) applicants should complete the entire application checklist by January 1 to be considered for the first review weekend, or by February 10 to be considered for the second review weekend. Each new cohort begins the MAC program in July. Doctor of Ministry applicants may enter either in the winter term or the summer term.

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Steps to Apply

Prospective students may choose to complete the application online or mail a completed copy of the paper application packet to the RTS Orlando admissions office. Instructions for each component of the application can be found on the online or printed application form.

1. Complete Online Application
2. $75 Application Fee
3. Testimony Essay
4. Reason Essay
5. Reference Forms: Academic, Pastoral, & General
6. Transcripts
7. MA in Counseling Addendum (MAC Applicants Only)

Once the admissions office has received your completed application, it will be reviewed by the admissions committee. The review process usually takes 1-2 weeks.

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Accepted Students

Congratulations on being admitted to RTS Orlando! In order to finalize your enrollment and become an RTS student, the admissions office will be happy to help you complete the following steps:

1. Pay a $200 enrollment deposit (this is credited toward your first RTS class)
2. Complete the Financial Aid Application
3. Register for classes using Self-Service

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Whether you're a prospective student, current student, alumnus, donor, or friend of RTS, we would love to hear from you.

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    Oviedo, FL 32765
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