Admission Requirements: Non-Degree Study

(Graduate Certificate, Sabbatical, Continuing Education)

Applicants should send all required materials to:

Director of Admission
Saint John's School of Theology·Seminary
P.O. Box 7288
Collegeville, MN 56321

Materials may be e-mailed to gradschool@csbsju.edu.

  1. A completed application form (.pdf)  or apply online apply online with a nonrefundable application fee of $15.  The fee is waived for those who apply online.  Note: A separate application form for the Certificate in Spiritual Direction is required.
  2. Two letters of recommendation from educational or professional contacts. Note: Recommendations are reserved for those who have the right to review documents in the applicant's admission file. The applicant waives access to the information.  
    • Applicants from religious communities: One of the two recommendations must come from a major superior with a statement of sponsorship.
    • Clergy applicants: One of the two recommendations must come from the bishop of the diocese.
    • Online Recommendation Form (Email link to recommenders.)
  3. A current résumé.
  4. A letter of intent: In 300 words or less, please describe why you are seeking non-degree studies at Saint John's.