We are excited that you are interested in pursuing advanced studies in ministry, culture, or faith and the arts at Yellowstone Theological Institute! Please carefully read the instructions for details on how to apply to YTI’s Master’s and Diploma programs, as well as how to apply to study as a non-degree seeking student. Also, please note the application deadlines, as our timely receipt of your materials is crucial.
Please note the following requirements for entering YTI’s academic programs:
Master of Divinity: For admission to the M.Div. degree program, a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in the United States or the equivalent training in a foreign university is preferred. Although several factors constitute the profile for admission consideration (GPA and application materials), a minimum GPA of 2.5 overall and a 3.0 in your major is required.
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Master of Applied Theology: For the M.A.T. degree, a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in the United States or the equivalent training in a foreign university is preferred. Although several factors constitute the profile for admission consideration (GPA and application materials), a minimum GPA of 2.5 overall and a 3.0 in your major is required.
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Diploma of Divinity: For the Diploma of Divinity program, a high school diploma or equivalent is preferred.
Apply for the Diploma of Divinity
Individuals may take classes for academic credit as non-degree students without making application to an academic program. However, those intent on seeking a degree must submit an application by the time they enroll in their fourth class.
All YTI classes may either be taken for academic credit or audited. Students auditing courses may attend class sessions and participate in discussions, but are not required to complete class assignments. Audited classes are not recorded on a student’s official academic transcript.
No separate application forms are necessary for enrolling in Local Church Learning Initiative [LCLI] classes. Visit the LCLI section on this website for more information about registering for LCLI classes.
About the Application Process
Note that if admissions personnel have questions about an applicant’s qualifications, the committee reserves the right to interview the applicant.
If you have any questions about the application process, please contact the YTI office at (406) 404-1600 or firstname.lastname@example.org.