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Discover Your Path to Seminary School with the Pre-Seminary Studies Minor at Concordia University Texas.
The Pre-Seminary Studies Minor at Concordia University Texas is designed for students who feel called to ministry in any capacity and want to deepen their knowledge of Scripture while pursuing their other interests. With an emphasis on integrating Biblical studies into a liberal arts education, students can minister to their peers and the surrounding communities. Small class sizes and hands-on experience make this program a unique and intimate approach to preparing for seminary school.
Discover your path to seminary school with the Pre-Seminary Studies Minor at Concordia University Texas.Apply Now
Small Classes, Deep Impact
The Pre-Seminary Minor provides an intimate approach to learning Scripture, allowing students to deepen their understanding of the Bible and prepare for seminary school.
Students in the Pre-Seminary program have the opportunity to minister to their peers and surrounding communities, gaining valuable hands-on experience in ministry while pursuing other interests.
- Pursue advanced theological studies and attend seminary
- Become a pastor, youth minister, or religious leader
- Work in non-profit or social service organizations
- Pursue graduate studies in related fields such as theology, philosophy, or ministry
- Apply Christian values and teachings in a variety of professions
- Develop strong leadership and communication skills applicable in many fields
Concordia University Texas is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees along with the Doctorate in Education (Ed.D). Contact the SACSCOC at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Concordia University Texas.
Students coming to Concordia directly from high school with no full-time college experience must have:
- GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale)
Students who fall below the above requirement will be evaluated by the Office of Admissions and may still be eligible for admission to Concordia. Please contact your Admissions Counselor if you have questions about achieving admission.
If you are transferring to Concordia:
- Transfer students with 12 or more college-level credit hours completed must have a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA.
- Transfer students with fewer than 12 college-level credit hours completed must meet freshman admission requirements.
Visit our admissions page to learn more.
TUITION AND AID
At Concordia, 100% of our students receive financial aid. View our Financial Aid page to see how affordable private education can be at Concordia.
We also offer the Tornado Textbooks program, which can save you money every semester on books and access codes.
STUDENT RESOURCES AVAILABLE
At Concordia, we offer additional resources to ensure your success, including the writing center, math center, speech center and peer tutoring. The CTX Library's eBook collection of over 180,000+ items is available 24/7. The library also provides several Research Guides and Tutorials and you can chat with a librarian 24/7 for additional help. Because you’re a person and not just a student to us, mental health screening, resources and support are also available. Check out our mental health page for more information.
Explore your passion for ministry and prepare for seminary school with the Pre-Seminary Studies Minor.Apply Now