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M.A. in Evangelism and Leadership Admission Requirements

Applying to the Wheaton College Graduate School

Learn more about the admission requirements and application deadlines for the M.A. in Evangelism and Leadership at the Wheaton College Graduate School.

Application Deadline Information

International Applicants

The formal application deadline for all international applicants is January 1st.

United States (Citizen, Permanent Resident, National) Applicants

The M.A. in Evangelism and Leadership program will continue to review completed applications after May 15th on a rolling basis. Please note that decisions after the May 15th date are dependent upon registration availability. We encourage following the deadlines below to enhance your application experience.

Early Action Application: Apply by November 15th to receive an admissions decision by December 6th

Priority Application: Apply by January 15th to receive an admissions decision by February 5th

Regular Application: Apply by March 15th to receive an admissions decision by April 6th

Final Application (decisions after this date dependent upon availability)Apply by May 15th to receive an admissions decision by June 1st

International Applicants

The formal application deadline for all international applicants is January 1st.

United States (Citizen, Permanent Resident, National) Applicants

The M.A. in Evangelism and Leadership program will continue to review completed applications after May 15th on a rolling basis. Please note that decisions after the May 15th date are dependent upon registration availability. We encourage following the deadlines below to enhance your application experience.

Early Action Application: Apply by November 15th to receive an admissions decision by December 6th

Priority Application: Apply by January 15th to receive an admissions decision by February 5th

Regular Application: Apply by March 15th to receive an admissions decision by April 6th

Final Application (decisions after this date dependent upon availability)Apply by May 15th to receive an admissions decision by June 1st

The M.A. in Evangelism and Leadership program reviews completed Spring Semester applications on a rolling basis.

Requirements for All Applicants

  • Review application deadlines.
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university with minimum GPA of 2.75 
  • Resume; please highlight work and ministry experience.
  • Official transcripts from all schools that ever granted you college credit, even just one credit.
  • Admission application
  • Three recommendations forms, not letters 
    • Academic
    • Pastor (or other Christian leader)
    • Professional
      • Option if you do not have an employer: Someone with whom you have had a supervisor-employee relationship, e.g., in a ministry, internship, or missions-trip context.
    • Letters accepted as supplements to Recommendation Forms.
  • Essays
  • Signed  Statement of FaithCommunity Covenant, and Statement of Veracity.
  • Application Fee US $30, non-refundable.  

Additional Requirements for International Students 

M.A. in Evangelism and Leadership

The M.A. in Evangelism and Leadership will equip you to think critically and act creatively to communicate the gospel and lead the change that’s needed in our contemporary, multi-ethnic world.