Prospective CORE students

Individuals wishing to apply CORE Program coursework toward a degree at the GTF must formally apply for admission to the GTF. The application procedure is explained here

Interested individuals should contact CORE Program host institutions directly for information regarding courses and program dates.

Students in the CORE Program can pursue the Bachelor of Religious Education (B.R.E.), the Bachelor of Theology (B.Th.) or the Bachelor of Sacred Music (B.S.M.) degree. The CORE Program curriculum for these degrees consists of 10 courses that must be completed through the host institution. Student course grades are reported to the GTF by CORE Program faculty. Students must write a senior paper of 10-15 pages as the final requirement of their degree program.

A detailed description of the academic and financial requirements of each degree program can be found here:

Students in the CORE Program will receive a reduction in total program cost of $300 per course completed at the CORE Program host institution.