References for the Ecumencal Institute

Application to a degree program or the CAS requires at least one reference. Please read the details carefully. Download the reference form here.

Master of Arts in Church Ministry

The MACM requires two references.

        • one by a professional able to assess the applicant’s aptitude for ministry in the desired area of concentration.
        • one by a professor, academic advisor, or academic administrator. An applicant may forego this reference by registering for TH601, with the understanding that successful completion of the course (B or higher) and evaluation by the instructor will take the place of the academic reference.

 Master of Arts in Theology

The MAT requires two references.

  • at least one must be from a professor, academic advisor, or academic administrator. An applicant may forego this academic reference by registering for TH601, with the understanding that successful completion of the course (B or higher) and evaluation by the instructor will take the place of the academic reference.
  • one may be anyone who knows the applicant’s character and abilities well.

Certificate of Advanced Study

The CAS requires one academic reference.

Certificate

Basic certificates require one reference from a pastor or professor.