Reference Forms

For Master of Divinity, Bachelor of Theology (Ordination) and Crandall-Acadia bth partnership

All applications to Master of Divinity, Bachelor of Theology (Ordination) and Crandall-Acadia BTh Partnership degrees must be supported by ONE (1) reference form to be completed by a pastor. 

Referees must be over 21 years of age, not related to the applicant, and should have known the applicant for a minimum of two years. Referees must send completed Reference Forms directly to:

Acadia Divinity College
Student Services                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      15 University Avenue (mailing)
38 Highland Avenue (courier)
Wolfville, NS B4P 2R6

OR by email to the ADC Registrar at or by fax to 902-585-2233 (Attn: Student Services) 

*Reference forms are not required for Master of Arts (Theology), Bachelor of Theology (Non-Ordination) and No Program Divinity applicants.

DMIN Self-study Forms

The Doctor of Ministry degree is an “in-ministry” degree that is designed to benefit both the applicant and the church or ministry they serve. The Acadia Doctor of Ministry program is a select, limited admission program designed for effective vocational ministry leaders.

DMIN Self-study - Applicant

As you apply to the Doctor of Ministry program, it is important that you evaluate your own ministry, your motivation for applying, and your objectives for future ministry. Please complete the DMIN Self-study – Applicant and send it to ADC at as a part of your preparation for future study.

DMIN Self-study - Church or Ministry

A key component to evaluating an application is the self-study completed by your church or ministry organization. Please have your church or ministry organization complete the DMIN Self-study - Church or Ministry and then send it directly to ADC at