At North Park Theological Seminary you will learn more about scripture, Christian theology, and ministry. You will encounter different cultures and traditions, confront issues of justice, and explore contemporary realities affecting ministry. You will experience intentional spiritual formation, and be supported in your desire to share the good news in an increasingly complex world.
Reflecting the mission of the Evangelical Covenant Church — "more disciples, among more populations, in a caring and just world" — we invite ethnic and gender diversity to participate in our learning community. We affirm women and men in leadership. We seek to be a community that makes a difference in the church and in the world.
Use the links below to learn more about North Park Theological Seminary and the process of admission. We look forward to partnering with you on your ministerial journey.
Doctor of Ministry in Urban Ministry Leadership
Study with Dr. Soong-Chan Rah as you grow your understanding and practice of how the church interacts with and responds to issues specific to the urban context. You'll participate in intensive study in three major American cities and online coursework that allows you to continue your ministry while earning your degree.
How to Apply
Whether you are considering a master's degree, a certificate in one of several ministry areas, or a doctor of ministry degree, use the detailed instructions to help you move through the applications process. Find out the timeline for applications, download the necessary forms, and learn more about North Park's variety of programs and degrees that will help you on the road to ministry.
North Park Theological Seminary offers master's degrees, dual-degree programs, graduate-level certificates, a doctor of ministry in preaching, and a doctor of ministry in urban ministry leadership. Find out which academic program is right for you.
Scholarships and Tuition
The Financial Aid Office at North Park University is committed to serving our students and their families in accordance with federal, state, and institutional regulations and policies. Please use the information below to learn more about the funding options available to you at the Seminary.
Contact and Visit
If you'd like to visit, we will set the visit schedule to fit your needs. Simply fill out the online visit request and we will work with you to set up a personalized visit. If you have other questions, or would like more information, don't hesitate to get in touch.
Whether you've been admitted to the Seminary or are simply curious about life at the Seminary, you can use the links below to find out what it's like to be a student at North Park Theological Seminary.
Newly Admitted Students
Congratulations on your admission to North Park Theological Seminary. We're excited to have you as a part of our community and we want you to know we're here to help you with your next steps. We can answer any questions that may come up as you make the transition to life at the Seminary.
Evangelical Covenant Church
North Park Theological Seminary is affiliated with the Evangelical Covenant Church. Learn more about the ECC's desire to raise up individuals who are deeply committed to Jesus Christ and passionately engaged in Christ’s mission in the world.