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
    Part-time Student

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

All applicants for whom English is not their first language must submit a TOEFL score.  A minimum score of 86 must be obtained for your application to be considered. More information about this can be found here.

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

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