Entry Requirements

Commitment to Academic / Religious Disciplines

Every department within DLSM is committed to student education that is based upon a distinctive Christian perspective that is built upon our Biblical, evangelical heritage.


DLSM's Instructors are Professional, Real-World Theologians and Pastors who are accomplished in learning course delivery.  Each student is assigned an instructor that will help them develop skills that will enhance their academic / spiritual success.


Affordable


We offer some of the lowest tuition rates for the level of collegiate studies offered.  In addition, our customized payment plans offers additional discounts with no interest or credit checks to qualify

Accessible


Our online, email, fax and mail degree and certificate programs are designed to accommodate your busy life allowing you to complete your coursework when it’s most convenient for you

​​Achievable


Earn your degree faster at DLSM since you study on your schedule.  With generous credits for transferring, life experiences and courses from our standard course library, you can achieve your Christian education goals even quicker.  You choose when you want to begin your studies and when you want to graduate.​


​​Not Ready to Commit to a Degree Program?​

Not a problem, because all of our individual courses from our Standard Course Library can be applied towards enrollment requirements into one of our Degree Programs. This academic structure allows you to study your way into your degree goal with one course and/or category at a time.


DLSM's Academic Philosophy & Integrity

Foremost, our college & seminary is based upon the great commission as stated by Jesus, “go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of  the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you.”  Matthew 28:16-20 is embedded in all aspects of this institution.

DLSM’s academic philosophy and integrity is built upon the foundational elements of Jesus’ teachings combined with the standards of religious academia curriculum and credits to prepare the student for work within a diverse and/or specialized ministerial setting whether attending our Bible College or Seminary while enhancing the student’s spiritual development with God. 
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Our Mission Statement ​​

Though the educational mission of DLSM is singular our application is broad; teach, prepare and fulfill the great commission by becoming educated representatives of God.  As our graduated students go into all venues of life continuing the momentum of assisting others through Biblical understanding, principles and application.   
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DLSM is all about Christian Education

DL School of Ministry (DLSM) Bible College & Seminary was established in 2016 as an International Multi-Denominational distance education Bible College to meet the needs of individuals who want to learn more about God in their daily lives by increasing their Biblical Knowledge thru the benefits of taking classes when its convenient for them and/or utilize higher education within various ministerial or today’s world fields. 










 Entry Requirements into DLSM Seminary Program


Seminary Ordination Programs


​We offer a combination of ways to earn your ordination; separately or with a degree or certificate program. With the flexibility to choose what meets your ordination goal and/or additional education, we know that you will be not only satisfied but ready at graduation for the field of ministry you are pursuing.


About Our Ordination Program


We uphold that Ordination is a special calling upon an individual by God. Once the individual is aware of this high calling, it is foundationally important to pursue Biblical education to further equip the individual with the applicable Biblical tools to fully perform the ministerial calling God has placed upon them.


"Ordination should be applied as a personal, special
commitment between God and the individual. 
 It is truly one of the most high callings."
DL​


Requirements


We believe in addition to ordination being a special calling upon an individual by God and Biblical education is necessary to further equip the individual to fully perform the ministerial calling, the following applies;


  • There must be a genuine Christian life experience for the individual
  • The individual understands the reality of God's calling;  responsibilities to God, the body of Christ, community and self
  • Will give the best of energy and mind to Biblical contexts and doctrines and fulfilling ordained responsibilities through preparations and applications
  • Ordination gives evidence of a mature spiritual understanding and/or on the continuous path of learning more and the desire to dwell in God's presence everyday.


If you have answered yes, then step into the calling God has placed upon you by enrolling in our Seminary Program today!




Ordination - Separate


Ordination is offered separately or with a degree or certificate program.


  • ordination - separate
  • scroll down to review entry requirements for degree and certificate programs with ordination



Undergraduate Programs Entry Requirements with Ordination


Associate
Entry requirements is a high school diploma, GED or it's equivalent.  If the student doesn't have access to these specific documents, we will assist you to find a resolution. Answered yes to ordination requirements.

Bachelors
Entry requirements is a high school diploma, GED or it's equivalent.  Also taken into consideration is life experiences that can be utilized for life experience award credits that can be applied. Answered yes to ordination requirements.



Graduate Programs Entry Requirements with Ordination


Masters

Entry requirements is the student previously achieving a bachelors degree or its equivalent. Also taken into consideration is life experiences that can be utilized for life experience award credits. Answered yes to ordination requirements.

Specialized Education
Entry requirements is the student previously achieving a bachelors
degree or its equivalent. Also taken into consideration is life experiences that can be utilized for life experience award credits. Answered yes to ordination requirements.

Doctorate

Entry requirements is the student previously achieving a Masters or its equivalent, or a bachelors seeking advanced standing into a masters/doctoral program.  Also taken into consideration is life experiences that can be utilized for life experience award credit. Answered yes to ordination requirements.

PHD
Entry requirements is the student previously achieving a masters or its equivalent, Also taken into consideration is life experiences that can be utilized for life experience award credits. Answered yes to ordination requirements.




Certificate - Individual Courses from Standard Course Library with Ordination

Categories & Separate

  • learners seeking certificate credits; entry requirements is a high school diploma, GED or it's equivalent.  If the student doesn't have access to these specific documents, we will assist you to find a resolution. Answered yes to ordination requirements.
  • learners not seeking certificate credits; previous transcripts are not required. Answered yes to ordination requirements.



     Seminary Entry Requirements