COS 121 and COS 122 are prerequisites for all other courses. Courses should be taken in order, beginning with year one courses and culminating with year five courses.Please note that the course numbers have changed in recent years. If you have been taking classes since before 2015, we strongly encourage you to review the course catalog and your official GBHEM transcript closely as you plan your schedule. MSCOS reserves the right to alter this schedule and/or faculty roster as needed at any time.
By pre-registering online, you indicate that you have read and agreed to the MSCOS policies and procedures as outlined in the 2019 course catalog, which can be downloaded above. All registrations must be signed by a student's District Superintendent and Local Pastor Registrar in order to be approved.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Mississippi Course of Study School? The Mississippi Course of Study School (MSCOS) at Millsaps College is a ministry education program dedicated to the formation of part-time United Methodist local pastors who are spiritually grounded, theologically responsible, relationally skilled, and professionally effective.
MSCOS is administered by the Center for Ministry and operates as an extension program of the regional Course of Study School at Candler School of Theology, Emory University. MSCOS is accredited through the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church.
What are the MSCOS policies, procedures, fees, and schedules? For information on MSCOS policies, procedures, fees and schedules, download the 2019 MSCOS Policies and Procedures.
How do I register? To pre-register for a course, click on the course name at the top of this page. Only immediately upcoming course sessions will be open for registration. You may also download our printable registration form, then mail or email your completed form (signed by your DS and Local Pastor Registrar) to our office.
By pre-registering online or via printable registration form, you indicate that you have read and agreed to the MSCOS policies and procedures as outlined in the course catalog available for download on our website.
All registrations must be approved by a student's District Superintendent and Local Pastor Registrar to be complete.
Resources for MSCOS 2019 Students
Your syllabus will be emailed to you when your registration is complete, including signatures from your DS and Local Pastor Registrar.
2019 MSCOS Catalog Catalog includes printable registration form, and information on fees, payments, policies, and procedures. By pre-registering online, you indicate that you have read and agreed to the policies and procedures outlined in the most recent 2018 MSCOS catalog.