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.

My experience at Briercrest was great - they were flexible with my busy schedule, affordable, and practical. The courses directly impacted my ministry and help me leverage the call in my life to where I am today.
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