Admission Requirements

The following criteria must be met for admission to graduate degree and certificate programs offered by the Neuhoff School of Ministry:

  • A fully completed online application.
  • An aptitude for and interest in pastoral studies demonstrated by any one of the following:
    • An undergraduate degree in liberal arts, theology, or religious studies.
    • Appropriate ministerial experience.
    • Completion of a diocesan program of formation.
  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • A minimum undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.

Students who have deficiencies in their preparation may be admitted conditionally.  

Note: Per Texas House Bill SB1107, the School of Ministry requires first-time, transfer or readmitted students under the age of 30 to provide the university with evidence of vaccination against bacterial meningitis. 

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Meet the Class of 2021: Seasoned Traveler, Volunteer Will Teach

None of his four older siblings went to college, and Daniel Bishop, BA '21, has been working in the ticket office at the Perot Museum for the past couple of years since graduating from high school. Finally reaching the conclusion that anything he really wanted to do with his life would require more formal schooling, he began looking at his options; immediately, UD's website caught his eye.

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