Admission Requirements

Find the entry pathway that best describes you to learn more about specific admissions requirements.

Applicants with an undergraduate degree

If you have a bachelor’s degree, here’s what you’ll need in order to be accepted into Briercrest Seminary: 

  • A 2.5 GPA (minimum) from an accredited institution. If your degree is from an institution that is not accredited, we will review and assess it on a case by case basis. 
  • Evidence of a living and active faith in Jesus Christ.
  • Commitment to live by the Seminary Student Life Covenant

Applicants without an undergraduate degree

If you don’t have a bachelor’s degree, there are two options you can explore: 

  1. Demonstrate bachelor's equivalency: 90 or more credit hours of undergraduate work completed from accredited institution(s).
  2. Apply to the Certificate of the Seminary program 

Briercrest’s Certificate of the Seminary is a one year program is designed for students looking to learn and grow in an academic context. After completing the Certificate of the Seminary with a GPA of 2.5, students are able work towards other programs offered by Briercrest Seminary. 

Please note:
Students can appeal for admission into the program of their choice as non-degree students. No more than 15 per cent of the total number of students in a given program can be accepted as "non-degree student." In the event that the 15 per cent limit is reached, the applicant will be informed and placed on a waiting list. 

If you have further questions about applying to Briercrest Seminary without an undergraduate degree, please contact the Admissions office at enrolnow@briercrest.ca or 1.800.667.5199.

I learned not to take the easy answers when dealing with Scripture and theology, but to deal with uncomfortable and challenging questions, wrestling with both the text and my own biases to best determine what is true and God-pleasing.
Trevor Loken