Apply – Diploma of Divinity

Eligibility Requirements

A high school diploma or equivalent is preferred.

Application Instructions

Complete the following steps to apply to YTI’s Diploma of Divinity program. If you need any help along the way, don’t hesitate to contact us at 406-404-1600 or !

  • Complete the Application for Admission.

  • Secure one (1) reference and ask that person to submit the reference form electronically to admissions@yellowstonetheology.org:

  • $20 application fee. (See below for payment options.)

  • International students must fulfill special requirements and need to contact the YTI admissions office for more information.

Payment of Fees/Tuition

All fees and tuition may be paid via any of the following methods:

  • Online:
    • After submitting your application, an email will be sent to you from an enrollment counselor and you will receive a link to an online invoice.

  • Mail a check to:
    • Yellowstone Theological Institute

      P.O. Box 1347

      Bozeman, MT 59771

      Please make checks payable to Yellowstone Theological Institute.

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Diploma of Divinity Courses

7 Classes [14 credit hours]

Biblical Studies

BIB 201

Old Testament: Torah and the Histories

The Old Testament is vast, spanning from the creation of the cosmos to the exile of God’s people Israel. In this course, we examine the particular contexts, images, and stories of the Torah and the histories (Genesis-2 Kings), focusing on theology and interpretation to show how Scripture unfolds as one magnificent drama that situates us in relationship to God and his world. (2 credits)

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BIB 202

Old Testament: Prophets and Poetry

The Old Testament is vast, spanning from the creation of the cosmos to the exile of God’s people Israel. In this course, we examine the particular contexts, images, and stories of the prophetic and poetic books within their historical contexts (1 Chronicles-Malachi), focusing on theology and interpretation to show how these scriptures inform the grand narrative of God. (2 credits)

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BIB 203

New Testament: The Gospels

The New Testament continues and consummates the drama begun in the Old Testament. In particular, it focuses on Jesus of Nazareth as the solution to the cosmic problem originating in Genesis 3. This course focuses on the person, work, and teaching of Jesus provided for us in the four Gospels. (2 credits)

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BIB 204

New Testament: From Acts to Revelation

The New Testament continues and consummates the drama begun in the Old Testament. In particular, it focuses on the early church’s understanding of Jesus, how to be the ‘body of Christ’, and the consummation of time in the Book of Revelation. Application is made to the church today. (2 credits)

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Communication

COM 202

Introduction to Pastoral Care, Counseling and Conflict

Introduction to Christian Counseling is one aspect of pastoral ministry, including self-evaluation, exploration of human spiritual/emotional frailty, practice of basic techniques, and understanding movement toward both personal and familial wholeness. (2 credits)

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Theology

THEO 201

Thinking Theologically

Many Christians today have learned to think “biblically” but don’t understand how to think “theologically,” or even why such thinking is important. THEO 201 explains the why and how of thinking theologically, in addition to covering the basic teachings of the Christian faith (2 credits)

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THEO 202

The Church and the Mission of God

In this course, the student moves from a focus on the changed life to changing lives. The course explores the nature of the church as the body of Christ, community life in the Spirit, and the nature of movement, or better, mission, as the vocation of the church. The student finds out that the church is a ‘movement’ empowered and guided by the love of God (2 credits)

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*NOTE: All programs subject to change.

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