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School of Theology and Ministry

Dual and Joint Degrees

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Dual-degree programs

In collaboration with other Boston College professional schools, the M.A. in Theology and Ministry or the M.A. in Pastoral Ministry can be combined into a dual-degree program with one of the following:


To be considered for admission to a dual-degree program, applicants must apply and be admitted to both graduate programs.  The Admissions Office can help you navigate the process of applying to a dual-degree program.  Students who graduate from a dual-degree program earn two separate graduate degrees.


Joint-degree programs

In collaboration with the Lynch Graduate School of Education and the STM, Boston College offers joint-degree programs focused on Catholic educational leadership at the university level and at the K-12 level:


To be considered for admission to a joint-degree program, applicants only need to apply to the Lynch Graduate School of Education.  Coursework takes place in both the Lynch School and the STM.  Students who graduate from a joint-degree earn one graduate degree from the Lynch School.