Missions + College

Gain missions experience while earning a degree.

earning college credits

You can receive college credits for attending YWAM Tyler!

Upon completion, students automatically receive college credit with University of the Nations, YWAM’s unaccredited university, up to the following amount of credits:

Discipleship Training School - 20

School of Evangelism - 20

School of Biblical Foundations for Transformation - 44

School of Strategic Missions - 24



Hartwell Quest and YWAM Tyler have teamed up to create some amazing advantages (and generous scholarships) for dedicated students! 

YWAM Tyler PLUS is the combination of Hartwell Quest's "Smart Courses" and certificates with YWAM Tyler’s ministry training, worldwide outreaches, and a close-knit community. Hartwell Quest’s classes and certificates are online, affordable, and complement what students are learning in their YWAM Tyler DTS.


Transfer Credits

As part of our ongoing effort to effectively train and prepare people for missions, we have established credit agreements with several accredited colleges and universities. 

Dallas Baptist University (DBU)
Maximum 66 credits between all YWAM Tyler training programs

East Texas Baptist University (ETBU)
Maximum 18 credits between all YWAM Tyler training programs.

Ecclesia College
Maximum 30 credits between all YWAM Tyler training programs

Houghton College
DTS – 12 credits


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