POLICIES

general admission policy

Emet Global Theological Seminary and College, Inc. (EMET) is a non-discriminatory seminary. All applications are considered without regards to sex, race, color, national and ethnic origin and students are admitted to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school.

 

Emet Global Theological Seminary and College, Inc. (EMET) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school administered programs. In considering every application, the Admissions Office reviews the applicant’s academic record and personal information.

 

The undergraduate and graduate programs of study are open to any individual meeting the admission requirements of EMET. EMET is strictly Bible-based in its doctrinal statements and practices and serves students of various denominations. As a Bible-based seminary, we choose not to be affiliated with any Christian denomination, so that we can effectively teach bible truths and not denominational doctrines.

ferpa - family educational rights and privacy act of 1974

All student records are strictly confidential and the “non-directory” information (e.g., grades, GPA, earned credit hours, student ID number) contained in any student record, will not be released to any member of the public (except for those agencies identified by FERPA) without the prior written consent of the student.

entrance requirements

Applicants interested in enrolling in Emet Global Theological Seminary and College must complete the Admissions application. Additionally, applicants must familiarize themselves with Emet’s Doctrinal Statement.


Please visit each Program page to see the requirements for enrollment. 

evaluation of prior learning

Active students who have completed courses in other educational institutions and/or have previous ministerial experience may receive recognition for their work. This requires the submission of transcripts, certificates, diplomas and/or a ministerial résumé with their “request for evaluation of prior learning" form for evaluation. The completion credits awarded through this process are used to help determine the level of placement of the student.

 

 GENERAL GUIDELINE

     -           Individuals must be active students before requesting an evaluation of work for which they hope to receive recognition

-          Credits awarded are officially applied to a student’s transcript only upon completion of the residency requirement of five courses (15 units) and payment of applicable fees.

-          Students are responsible to gather all transcripts, resumes, certificates, diplomas, etc., for submission.

-          Students may request an additional Evaluation of Prior Learning before beginning a new degree program.

 

Evaluation of Accredited Non-Theological College Courses                                                                                                                    

Students having earned college credit or degrees from accredited institutions in fields other than theology may receive up to sixty (60) credits for this work. This placement is determined by the evaluation of transcripts submitted by the requesting student. Courses must have a GPA of 2.0 or more (C). Grades of D or below will not be accepted. There is no charge for these credits.

  

Evaluation of Accredited Theological College Courses                                                                                                                           

Students having earned college credit in theology courses from accredited institutions may receive full or partial recognition for their work. This placement is determined by the evaluation of transcripts submitted by the requesting student. Courses must have a GPA of 2.0 (C) or higher. Grades of D or below will not be accepted. There is no charge for these credits.

 

Non-accredited Non-Theological Studies                                                                                                                                              

Credits are not awarded for this work.

 

Non-accredited Theological Studies                                                                                                                                                     

Students will attach a transcript for each school or class attended. The successful completion of courses will be counted toward Advance Standing. A fee per credit will be charged.

 

Evaluation of Ministerial Experience                                                                                                                                                  

Ministerial experience completion credits may be awarded to applicants, especially licensed and ordained ministers. Ministerial experience is recognized up to a maximum award of sixty (60) credits for full-time ordained ministers and licensed ministers and thirty (30) credits for lay leaders. Evaluation requests must specify whether ministerial work is full-time or part-time. Copies of licenses and/or ordination certificates must be submitted. A fee per credit will be charged.

 

Student Placement                                                                                                                                                                                

Credits awarded as Advanced Standing, help place the student in an advanced level of his/her program of study. Awarded credits will not be applied until all applicable fees are paid, and the student completes 15 units of course work to establish residency. From this point, the student works forward to the next higher level of study. If a degree point has been reached or passed, the student may apply for the award of the next appropriate degree.

tuition

Emet Global Theological Seminary and College is a religious, non-profit distance learning institution, providing our students with a quality Seminary and college education at an affordable price. We do not have the overhead expenses of a traditional campus therefore we are able to pass on the savings to our students. Our students have the option to pay their Tuition all at once or via the monthly payment system. There is no interest on monthly payments.

    All prices are listed in U.S. Dollar amounts

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL PAYMENT ARRANGEMENTS MUST BE PAID IN FULL BEFORE DEGREE ISSUANCE.

 Tuition cost for all courses or payment plans can be paid directly on our website by using your credit card or PayPal.


If your Program is NOT listed above, please locate the "TOTAL COST OF TUITION" on the chart above and use the payment plan listed for that amount, accordingly.


ACADEMIC POLICIES 

CREDIT SYSTEM

Emet Global Theological Seminary and College operates under a semester system. The unit for counting credit is the semester hour.

 

COURSE COMPLETION

Each student is allowed to complete each course at his or her own rate of progress. Completed courses for students who withdraw or are dropped from a program shall remain valid for up to five years. Upon re-enrollment, however, the student may be subject to new curriculum.

GRADING SYSTEM

Letter grades as well as numerical grades are issued to students completing course requirements and are reflected on grade reports. Only letter grades are posted to official records. Letter grades are used to compute grade point averages. Grades and grade points are based on the following official grading scale.

Grade Point Average

A specific grade point average (GPA) must be maintained to earn a degree. Grade point averages are computed by adding the grade points for each grade and dividing the result by the total number of courses taken.

 

Grade Appeal Process:

If a student feels that there is an error on his grade report, he must begin the appeal process within thirty (30) days of receiving the grade report. After thirty days, the grade is considered final and is not subject to appeal by the student or any third party. EMET is not responsible for lost tests, projects, etc. PLEASE MAKE A COPY OF ALL MATERIAL PRIOR TO SUBMITTING MATERIAL TO EMET FOR GRADING/EVALUATION.

 

Graduation Requirements:

·          Associate Degree requires a completion of 60 semester hours

·          Bachelor’s Degree requires a completion of 120 semester hours

·          Master’s Degree—see specific program

·          Doctoral Degree—see specific program

 

Honors:

·          3.50-3.74 Cum Laude

·          3.75-3.94 Magna Cum Laude

·          3.95-4.00 Summa Cum Laude

·          All honors (if applicable) will appear on official transcript and upon the degree.

 

Transcripts:

All students requesting transcripts must use the “Transcript Request Form” located on the STUDENT PORTAL page.  No transcript will be issued until all financial, administrative, and academic requirements have been met fully by the student. EMET does not offer unofficial transcripts.


Transcript Format:

All courses taken at EMET will be listed with Course Number, Course Name, Course Grade, and Course Hours. All transfer hours will be listed by total hours transferred into and accepted by EMET. No course names, numbers, or grades will appear for transfer hours. Degree earned and degree date of completion will appear on each transcript. No alterations will be made to transcript format by EMET. Transferring to schools which require special formatting will require additional fees. Send us a message on Whatsapp or SMS for current formatting fees.

 

Examination Policies and Procedures:

Course examinations consist of objective questions. All questions on the examination are taken from the lectures, textbook, syllabus/study guide, and referenced Scriptures. The examinations are “open-book.” This means that students may refer to course materials when they take their examinations.

 

Student Grades

Online students will take examinations on the Learning Management System and will receive immediate test results, including feedback and the correct answers.

 

Taking Online Exams

When taking an exam you may move forward and back in the questions until the exam is submitted. If you need to stop the examination before it is complete, you may log out. When you sign back in the test will resume where you left off. If you fail the exam, you may retake the exam one time.

 

Time Limitations

Students have 45 days from the course registration to complete the course and take the exam. Failure to complete the course on time will result in a "zero" entered into the student’s transcript and 30 days to apply for a one-time make-up exam. In emergency situations only, students may apply for an extension.

 

Make-Up Examinations

If the course expires or you fail the exam, you may retake the assessment one more time for a $50 fee. Follow the instructions on your exam results or contact us to request this. After the second attempt, the course must be re-taken at full tuition price.

 

Graduation/Commencement Policies and Procedures

Emet Global Theological Seminary and College hosts an annual graduation ceremony in which all graduating students may participate. The Commencement Exercises will be held annually.

 

Requesting Degrees

Students requesting a degree must have received the required units at the time the graduation request is made. Examinations must be graded, grades posted, and grade reports received.

 

Students requesting a degree must also have achieved the required grade point average to receive the Certificate, Diploma, Associate, Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctoral Degree. After all record checks are completed and all monies have been paid in full, the degree order will be placed.

 

Five requirements must be satisfied before a degree is issued:

1)  The Degree Application Form is in order.

2)  The residency requirement is fulfilled.

3)  The credit completion requirement for each degree is met.

4)  The grade point average (GPA) must be achieved.

5)  The balancing requirement must be fulfilled.

 

The date on the degree will be the date of issue from Emet Global Theological Seminary and College or the date of the graduation at the Commencement. If the student does not participate in the graduation and later requests a diploma or degree, it will be dated on the date of issue from EMET.

 

 

Graduation Regalia and Class Rings

Graduates participating in Emet’s Global Commencement exercise will wear appropriate graduation regalia. Graduates holding an Emet Global degree are entitled to wear the distinctive class ring that symbolizes achievement and excellence in education. Graduates will be advised as to where they should order regalia or class rings. Please note that no ring order will be processed by our provider without verification of academic standing.


refund policy

Welcome to Emet Global Theological Seminary and College. We are committed to providing quality education and support to our students. Please read our refund policy carefully to understand our terms and conditions.


Non-Refundable Payments

All funds paid into EMET are non-refundable. This policy applies to all tuition fees, registration fees, and any other payments made to the institution. Once a payment is made, it cannot be returned, regardless of the circumstances.


Monthly Payment Plan

Students who opt for a monthly payment plan are required to make payments each month. This obligation remains in effect regardless of whether coursework was completed during the month. Consistent monthly payments are necessary to maintain enrollment in the program.


Program Completion Timeframes


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