FAQs

Which degrees are offered by the Charles H. Mason Theological Seminary/ITC?

The Charles H. Mason Theological Seminary is the official school for graduate, theological education in the Church of God in Christ. Students enrolled in Charles H. Mason Seminary/ITC may obtain the following degrees: Master of Divinity; Master of Arts in Christian Education; Doctor of Ministry and Doctor of Theology in Pastoral Counseling.

How do I apply to the Charles H. Mason Theological Seminary/ITC?

Our application is now fully online. Go to the Admissions Tab in this website to download an application for admissions.

How long will it take for me to complete the program at the Charles H. Mason Theological Seminary/ITC?

It generally takes three to four years of full-time study to complete the program at the Charles Harrison Mason Theological Seminary/ITC.

What are the application deadlines?

Applications for fall admissions need to be submitted by July 1, and applications for spring admissions need to be submitted by November 1.

Is financial aid available for attending the Charles H. Mason Theological Seminary?

The Church of God in Christ provides tuition assistance to the majority of the student enrolled in the Charles H. Mason Theological Seminary. Eligible students receive tuition assistance, housing assistance, and a monthly living stipend. Students enrolled in the Doctorial programs may receive limited aid.

Does the Charles H. Mason Theological Seminary offer online education?

Yes, opportunities for online education are present at the Charles H. Mason Theological Seminary/ITC. For information about online classes, visit the Online Learning Tab on this website.

Which credits may be transferred into the Charles H. Mason Theological Seminary/ITC?

Transfer credit will only be given for courses in which the student earned a grade of C or higher. Transfer credit is not normally given for courses taken more than seven years prior to entering the Charles H. Mason Theological Seminary/ITC and for credits earned at graduate institutions not accredited by the Association of Theological Schools.

May International Students enroll at the Charles H. Mason Theological Seminary/ITC?

An international student is defined as a "student of international origin who is not a citizen or permanent resident of the United States. The Charles H. Mason Theological Seminary/ITC welcomes students from all over the world. Click here Insert link (http://www.itc.edu/pages/admissions-appprocess.htm) for the policies regarding the admission of international students into the Charles H. Mason Theological Seminary/ITC