Course credits with a minimum grade of “C” (“B” in the Doctor of Ministry and Doctor of Philosophy programs) earned at other accredited seminaries and graduate theological schools are eligible for transfer to the extent that the courses are comparable to Denver Seminary’s stated requirements. Transferred courses must have been completed within the listed time frame below at the time the Denver Seminary degree is awarded:
- MA program – ten years
- MDiv program – ten years
- ThM program – ten years
- DMin program – six years
- PhD program – seven years
All master’s-level students (except Master of Arts in Counseling and Master of Arts in Counseling Ministries) must take GS 500 and one New Testament, Old Testament, or Theology course from Denver Seminary. All Master of Arts in Counseling and Master of Arts in Counseling Ministries students must take CO 501, and one New Testament or Old Testament course from Denver Seminary. No transfer credit may apply to a certificate program. Only transfer credit that applies to a student’s degree program will be accepted.
The following number of semester hours may be transferred:
- A maximum of eighteen hours toward the Doctor of Ministry degree
- A maximum of six hours toward the Master of Theology degree
- A maximum of thirty-nine hours toward the Master of Divinity degree
- A maximum of twenty-five hours toward the Master of Arts degree (twenty hours for the Master of Arts Biblical and Theological Studies major)
- A maximum of fifteen hours toward the Master of Arts in Counseling Degree
When a degree has been conferred at another institution, no more than one-half of the hours applied to that earned degree (not to exceed the maximums noted above) may be transferred to a Denver Seminary degree program.
An official transcript from the institution attended showing satisfactory course completion is required. Transfer hours are not accepted for non-degree students. Questions regarding the transfer of credits should be directed to the Registrar’s Office.
Transfer Credit Disclaimer
Transfer of credit from Denver Seminary to another institution is at the discretion of the receiving institution to determine which courses taken at Denver Seminary are eligible for transfer.