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St John's University · St John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants for the M.A. in Theology and Religious Studies normally must have a bachelor’s degree which includes 24 credits in theology, philosophy, or related subjects, and an overall B (3.0) average in their undergraduate studies. Any deficiencies in preparation may require you to take supplementary course work as a condition for admission, as determined by the department.

We also require:

  • Two letters of recommendation (preferably from a professor who can speak to your ability to perform graduate-level work).
  • A personal statement of 300-500 words in length, describing your academic background and interest in studying theology. The statement also should address how pursuing this degree connects with your professional and personal goals.

Months of entry

January, August

Course content

The Master of Arts program in Theology at St. John's University examines the richness of the Catholic faith and its theological heritage in the light of modern human experience. Our program provides an environment of academic excellence flexible enough to meet the needs of those interested in pursuing research degrees, professional ministry, or parish service. We encourage high academic achievement and heightened sensitivity to the needs for social justice and peace in the world around us.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Department of Theology and Religious Studies