Union Theological Seminary Academics


Master of Sacred Theology (S.T.M)

Graduates of accredited colleges and graduates of this or some other accredited theological school who have attained a high standing (i.e., an average not lower than a B plus) in both their collegiate and theological courses may be admitted to Master of Sacred Theology (S.T.M.) candidacy. The M.Div. or the M.A. in theological studies is prerequisite for admission to the Master of Sacred Theology (S.T.M.) program. Applicants for admission may also be required to submit an essay they have written as a sample of their academic writing to give evidence of their ability to pursue graduate study and research. Advanced standing and transfer credits are not granted to students in programs for the Master of Sacred Theology (S.T.M.) degree. 

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