Degree Programs

Degree Programs

An Apostolic and Missionary Purpose and Finality

Intellectual formation through the study of theology enables priests to contemplate, share, and communicate the mysteries of faith with others.

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Our accredited degree programs allow opportunities for students to deepen their intellectual and pastoral formation. They build a strong theological foundation in the Roman Catholic intellectual tradition that will serve them in their work, whether they are pursuing ordained Priesthood, the Permanent Diaconate, Lay Ecclesial Ministry, or another formal ministerial role. Learn more about our offerings.

Master of Arts (Theology) (MA)

A Solid Theological Foundation

The Master of Arts (MA) degree program is designed for ordained clergy, seminarians, and lay ecclesial ministers to study the basic elements of the Catholic tradition. We support participants in building a theological foundation in the Roman Catholic tradition through fostering a personal integration of faith.

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Master of Arts in Diaconal Ministry

Formation for the Permanent Diaconate

The MA in Diaconal Ministry is designed for men in formation for the Permanent Diaconate to study the basic elements of the Catholic tradition as well as pastoral ministry specific to diaconal ministry. We support those who will serve in diaconal ministry in building a solid theological foundation in the Roman Catholic tradition.

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Doctor of Ministry Degree (DMin)

Preparing Experienced Ministers for Religious Leadership and Pastoral Administration

The DMin is an advanced, professional, terminal degree program for experienced clergy, religious, lay ecclesial ministers, and others in formal ministry. The program of studies focuses on pastoral theology and its application in the ministry context, especially in pastoral administration.

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