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Ready to apply?  Each programme has set admission criteria and application requirements. Details can be found in our Academic Regulations and Calendar. We’ve created this handy TipSheet to help you with the online application process.

Still have questions? Learn more about our programmes. Our helpful Academic Registrar can also assist you with queries relating to programme admission or applications.

Documents Required for Application

You will need to supply/upload the following information as part of the online application process:

  • Verified (e.g. by JP, lawyer, pastor) evidence of Citizenship/Residency (e.g. passport)
  • Photo for student ID in .jpg format
  • Personal statement of approximately 500 words which describes your life and spiritual history, including:
    • How and when you came to faith in Christ
    • How you maintain and develop your Christian life
    • Significant experiences that have shaped you
    • Why you want to study at Carey
  • If you are under 20 years of age, a verified copy of your academic (e.g. NCEA) transcript or equivalent
  • If you are enrolling in the Graduate Diploma/Postgraduate/Masters, a verified copy of your degree

Please note that the formation tracks have additional entry requirements.

Click on your chosen programme below to apply for 2022.

You will be taken to the ebs.ontrack login page:

  1. Click on “Create an account
  2. Enter in your contact details and click REGISTER to continue your application

If you’ve already created an account and started your application you can access it through the Student Portal.

NZQA Qualifications:

Programme Semester One Starting Date
Semester Two Starting Date
New Zealand Certificate in Christian Ministry | Intermission 1 March 2022 Not applicable
New Zealand Certificate in Christian Studies 7 March 2022 25 July 2022
New Zealand Diploma in Christian Studies 7 March 2022 25 July 2022
Bachelor of Applied Theology 7 March 2022 25 July 2022
Graduate Diploma of Applied Theology 7 March 2022 25 July 2022
Postgraduate Diploma of Applied Theology 7 March 2022 Not applicable
Master of Applied Theology 7 March 2022 Not applicable

Non-NZQA Qualifications:

Programme Starting Date
Diploma in Pastoral Leadership 7 March 2022
Diploma in Pastoral Leadership (Youth) 7 March 2022
Diploma in Māori Leadership | Ngā Pou Amorangi 7 March 2022
Certificate in Intercultural Practice | Mission Track 7 March 2022