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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 STM 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 jointdegree 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 of Education.