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Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Graduate Program

theology department

Thank you for your interest in graduate studies at Boston College. Here you will find information about the programs:

Joint M.A. in Philosophy/Theology

Ph.D. Program in Theology

Current Graduate Students

Dissertations and Placements

As part of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, the Theology department offers a joint M.A. with the Philosophy department and the Ph.D. in five areas of specialization (Bible, Comparative, Ethics, Historical, and Systematic), preparing its graduates for scholarly careers of research, teaching, and service in higher education. The Theology department is ranked #5 according to the QS World University Rankings.

All information on the Graduate Theology application process can be found in the Program Brochure. Applications are due in early January of each year for the upcoming fall. The application itself is completed online through the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences portal and is opened mid-autumn for the upcoming cycle (e.g. opens September 2015 for January 2016 deadline).

To order a copy of the Theology Graduate Program Brochure please contact the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at or 617-552-2244, or visit the GSAS web site where you will find downloadable forms, application details, and instructions for applying online.

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