Application for Student Enrollment

Semester Start

You may start at any time; there is no need to wait for the next semester. Emerson’s many course offerings, whether in the classroom or through distance learning, are outcome driven and designed to accommodate each student’s unique time and location restraints.

Designing Your Program

Students working on degree programs may design an individualized program with the assistance of staff.


Students may enroll by completing the application form below and paying applicable fees. Include with the application all transcripts, copies of diplomas and degrees that are required for the degree program desired.

Credit for Previous Study

If you want consideration for previous course work, please submit any of the following:

  1. Certificates of attendance from a teacher/facilitator for workshops, seminars, retreats and classes where official transcripts are not available.
  2. Diplomas and transcripts from schools that you attended.

Requirements and Fees

A minimum $150 payment must accompany all applications

This initial fee is good for one program. Students enrolling into more than one program must add $100.00 for each additional program.

Animal Chaplain Program: An additional fee of $100.00 is required to cover copying and shipping costs of your Animal Chaplain Program materials — This non-refundable fee applies exclusively to Animal Chaplain students and is in addition to the $150.00 enrollment and processing fees noted above.

Methods of Payment

1. Paypal or Debit/Credit Card

2. Check (made payable to Emerson Institute and mailed to Emerson Institute, P.O. Box 2127, Oakhurst, CA 93644)

Please complete all required fields below for review. A faculty member from Emerson Institute will respond. If you prefer to have an application form emailed to you, or if you do not hear from us within a week, please send us an email at

Online Enrollment Form

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Supporting Documents

Students may be awarded credits toward any Emerson Theological Institute degree for: previous education, training, educational seminars, retreats, etc. For credit consideration, school transcripts, certificates of completion and other documentation certifying attendance must be provided with the number of hours and days of participation.


I understand that the Emerson Theological Institute, 40359 Highway 41, Suite 2, Oakhurst, California 93644 is primarily a religious school and that credits are not guaranteed to be accepted by secular or state run programs.

Emerson Theological Institute’s accreditation, the Accrediting Commission International is primarily a private school association unrelated to governmental accreditation.

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You agree your electronic signature is the legal equivalent of your manual signature on this application.

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