Admissions Overview

International Applicants - Application deadline January 31

Step # 1: Research CRTS programs and choose which program to which to apply.                             

Step # 2: Fill in the application form for the correct program.

    Master of Divinity
    Bachelor of Theology
    Diploma of Theological Studies
    Auditor
    Part-time Student

Step # 3: Determine if you need to write a TOEFL test.

All prospective students are required to successfully complete the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). At the discretion of Senate, exceptions to this requirement may be given to:

    • students for whom English is their first language and who are applying from a country that is classified as having a majority of native English-speaking residents (countries that are classified as majority native English speaking include Canada, United States of America, United Kingdom and Australia). For a full list, see here.
    • students who have proof of completion of a postsecondary degree from an institution in the above-mentioned countries.

In keeping with general standards for graduate work in English, a total score of at least 86 on the internet based test is required for admission. For information concerning the administration of TOEFL, visit www.toefl.org. The TOEFL destination code (DI) of CRTS is 5541. Test results should be sent directly to CRTS using this code.

Step # 4: Submit additional supporting documents.
                Autobiographical letter, Attestation or Letters of Recommendation

Step # 5: Contact the references provided on your application.

The CRTS Registrar’s office will email an online form directly to the references provided on your application. Please contact your references in advance so that they are aware of the situation.

Step # 6: Request transcripts.

Official transcripts of all your academic work beyond high school must be sent to the CRTS Registrar’s office directly from the educational institute. An official transcript must be sent at the time of application and at the end of your pre-CRTS studies.

Step # 7: Stay connected after applying.

Note: CRTS will communicate an admission decision within 6 weeks after an applicant’s file has been deemed to be complete.

Step # 8: Review and accept your offer of admission.

Step # 9: Apply for a Canadian study permit. 

You’ll need to satisfy current Canadian government standards for immigration to Canada relative to finances, passports, student visas, etc.

CRTS is a Designated Learning Institute registered with Citizenship and Immigration Canada.  To learn more, please visit the CIC website at www.cic.gc.ca/english/study/study-institutions-list.asp.

Step # 10: Provide a copy of your study permit and health insurance to the Registrar’s office.