Wesley Theological Seminary welcomes applicants who have already completed some Master’s level or Doctoral level work in another degree program. Students who have an incomplete theological degree may be eligible for transfer credit and waivers of requirements in order to complete the degree at Wesley. Students with a completed theological or non-theological degree may request Advanced Standing at Wesley in lieu of transfer.
Credit Transfer and Advanced Standing
Frequently Asked Questions
I Chose Wesley
Wesley welcomes diversity and makes its efforts to work together as one in Christ. I also say practicality, as Wesley is a school that offers various classes that give you practical opportunities to test the waters before you enter in the ministry world.
- Jinny Kim, MDiv '2021
I chose Wesley because the seminary provides many useful and practical tools which is helping me to integrate my learning to real ministry settings. Wesley has deepened and stretched my understanding of the Bible and different kinds of theology, and the instruction has enhanced my ministry skills.
- YouJung Jung, MDiv '2021
Located in Washington, D.C., Wesley Theological Seminary is one of the largest and most diverse seminaries in the world. Since 1882, we have prepared persons for Christian ministry, fostered theological scholarship, and provided leadership on issues facing the church and the world.
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