Thank you for your interest in Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary (JCSTS).  Admission to JCSTS is granted through the Office of Admissions of the Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC), our consortium.  For enrollment information, please click here to fill out a brief form to help us provide you with better service.

Requirements for admission include, but are not limited to, the following:

Bachelor's degree with a minimum grade point average of 2.25 on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent, from an accredited   college or university

  1. Autobiographical statement
  2. Application fee of $50.

Download application here, or request one by calling 404.527.7792, faxing 404.527.7764, or emailing

We encourage you to experience Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary (JCSTS) and the Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC) firsthand by visiting our campus in Atlanta.  Schedule an individual visit, attend one of our pre-scheduled conferences for prospective students, or other type of campus event.  Also, please visit us on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube to catch up with what's happening on campus now.   To speak with an admissions counselor, contact Mr. Bernard L. Grace at 404.527.7793 or via email at or Mr. Kevin E. Cooper, Jr., at 404.527.7784 or via email at


Applicants seeking greater proficiency in their ministry may apply for either the degree of Doctor of Ministry or Doctor of Theology in Pastoral Counseling.  Both degrees are designed for post-seminary students who have demonstrated superior professional leadership as well as academic achievement. For additional information on doctoral studies please contact Dr. Stephen Rasor or Melody Berry at 404-527-7795.

PER SEMESTER FEES (All fees are subject to change prior to registration.)

Masters Programs

Distance Learning Program/Master of Divinity Degree Online

Doctoral Programs


The Interdenominational Theological Center maintains thirty-two apartments for the purpose of providing housing to married seminarians with children and the single female population. Applications are received and processed on a first-come, first-served basis. All units are furnished, and the cost per unit includes utilities. Occupants must vacate housing within five days after the last day of each semester, unless the term of occupancy has been renewed. The institution's furnishings will not be removed from any units to accommodate personal furnishings.

Please contact JCSTS at (404) 527-7781 or for assistance with housing arrangements.  It is the student's responsibility to secure housing before arriving on campus. Acceptance to JCSTS/ITC does not automatically guarantee assigned housing.

Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary | 700 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Atlanta, GA 30314
Office: 404.527.7781 | Fax: 404.614.6349