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HGST-App-HandsFollow the easy steps through the application process. Be sure to check out the admission requirements page for more information about applying to HGST. If you have any questions, please contact a member of our Admissions team at (713) 942-9505 or


Click below to access our applications. Both are available as fillable PDF files. Please save the completed application and email it to us at or print your application and mail it to:
HGST Admissions Office
4300-C West Bellfort
Houston, TX 77035

Master’s Application
DMin Application

Application Fees

In order to process your application, we must receive your application fee. Pay your fee online here. You may also mail a check to us (made payable to HGST) or stop by campus to pay with cash or check. All application fees are non-refundable.

  • Master’s Fee: $50 before deadline or $100 after deadline
  • Doctor of Ministry Fee: $100 before deadline or $150 after deadline

Upcoming Application Deadlines

Visit our dates and deadlines page for a complete list of upcoming deadlines. If the deadline has passed for the upcoming semester, please contact the Admissions Office so we can discuss your options.

Additional Admission Forms:

Visit the admission requirements page for a complete listing of paperwork necessary to complete your application.

Master’s Programs:
Three references are required: academic, pastoral, and personal. Please print three copies of the Reference Form linked below and send to your chosen references.

Reference Form – Tap Here

  Admission Questions:

Master of Arts in Counseling Admission Questions
Master of Arts in Missional Leadership
Master of Arts in Spiritual Direction
Master of Divinity
Master of Theological Studies

Doctor of Ministry Program:
Reference Form
Church Endorsement Form
Admission Questions