There are only two types of visas that allow for study in a degree-seeking program.
If you are attending a workshop, conference, defense, or graduation at the seminary, you can enter the U.S. on a business or visitor visa (B1/B2).
If this visa fits your needs, then:
If you have already obtained or begun the process of obtaining either an R-1 visa through your employment situation or a Green Card:
We can officially process the I-20 application of an accepted international applicant once the matriculation fee is received. This fee is specifically written in the acceptance letter.
Note: This fee is applied toward tuition, and is non-refundable.
Once a DMin student pays the matriculation fee, they are then registered to their first residency by the Director of Operations.
International students must register to a course before the HMP DSO can process an I-20 application needed for an F-1 Visa. Students must apply for a new I-20 and F-1 visa for each class.
Please check out the current class schedule and follow the instructions for registration.