Master’s Degree Admissions

Click the following link to begin the application process by completing the online application.

 

Upon completion of the online application link above, please email the following documents to the Director of Admissions at gradadmissions@bcc.edu or send your admission information by U.S. Mail:

Bridges Christian College
c/o Admissions Office
P.O. Box 15138
New Orleans, LA 70175

NOTE: Official TRANSCRIPTS MUST BE MAILED TO THE MAILING ADDRESS LISTED ABOVE from the issuing institution or emailed from the issuing institution. If the issuing institution is emailing the transcripts, then they may email them to gradadmissions@bcc.edu.

MASTER’S DEGREE PREREQUISITES


  • Successful completion of an accredited bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 minimum G.P.A., unless granted provisional acceptance. 
  • Official transcripts must be sent directly to the school.
    • The applicant’s Bachelor’s degree must be accredited by one of the following accrediting bodies: (1) the Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE), (2) The Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS), (3) The Association of Theological Schools (ATS), or (4) Regionally Accredited by one of the regional accrediting associations recognized by the U. S. Department of Education.
    • If the applicant is transferring from another school, then in order for the transcripts to be accepted, the school must be accredited by one of the following accrediting bodies: (1) The Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE), (2) The Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools (TRACS), (3) The Association of Theological Schools (ATS), or (4) Regionally Accredited by one of the regional accrediting associations recognized by the U. S. Department of Education.
    • All official transcripts must be sent directly to Bridges Christian College & Seminary from the institution.

REQUIRED ADMISSIONS DOCUMENTS


Submission of a sample 5-page research paper. 

  • The paper can be from the applicant’s undergraduate work.
  • The paper should be double-spaced and in Times New Roman font.
  • The paper should include a title page and bibliography.
  • The paper can be formatted in MLA, Turabian/Chicago Style, or APA.
  • Turabian/Chicago Style formatting is recommended if applying for the M.T.S., M.Div., or M.A. in Biblical Studies.
  • A.P.A. formatting is recommended if applying for the M.A. in Pastoral Counseling.
  • However, if the applicant is not familiar with Turabian or APA, they may submit the sample paper in the formatting they learned at the undergraduate level. They will learn the proper formatting for their program while enrolled at Bridges.

Submission of the three reference forms from a (1) senior pastor/pastoral mentor, (2) former educator (if graduated college within the last 4 years) or employer, and (3) friend/general. Please note: the references may be completed, scanned, and emailed to eray@bridgeschristiancollege.com.


Provision of an autobiography describing the applicant’s personal background (birthplace, family life, employment), church affiliation/credentialing, Christian experience (conversion, regeneration, sanctification, Spirit baptism, divine healing, ministry calling), and reason for applying to this graduate school. This document should be one-page, typed, double-spaced with one-inch margins.


The applicant must read and sign the Student Handbook covenant agreement form on the last page of the student handbook.

 


Pay the $100 application fee (non-refundable). You pay online at the following link: Payment Link.


After the submission of all documentation, the application will receive an interview from one of the admissions committee.


Applications are then voted on by the Admissions Committee.