school of theology and ministry
- The M.Div. is a three-year degree program intended for those seeking the comprehensive theological, pastoral, and spiritual formation needed for ordained ministry or professional lay ecclesial ministry.
- The M.A. in Theology and Ministry is a flexible and multifaceted program that prepares ministers either as generalists or for a particular ministry.
- Students have the option of pursuing the Standard Track, the Religious Education Track, or the Hispanic Ministry Track within the degree program.
- In collaboration with other BC professional schools, the M.A. Theology and Ministry can be combined with an M.S.W., M.B.A., M.A. Mental Health Counseling, and M.S. Nursing
- The M.A. in Pastoral Ministry is a summer only program that prepares ministers either as generalists or for a particular ministry.
- In collaboration with other BC professional schools, the M.A. Pastoral Ministry can be combined with an M.S.W., M.B.A., M.A. Mental Health Counseling, and M.S. Nursing
- The M.T.S. is a two-year degree (48 credits) that provides a thorough understanding of theological disciplines.
- The Ph.D. focuses on the interdisciplinary study of theology and education.
- The Th.M. is a one-year, post-master's degree (24 credits) that is intended to deepen and focus a student’s foundational knowledge of theological disciplines and ministerial practice.
- The C.A.E.S. is a two-year (36 credits in the academic year; 30 credits in summers) post-master’s degree with a major in religious education.
- A three-year post B.A./B.S. program. The degree of the first-cycle of ecclesiastical studies.
- A two-year program. The degree of the second cycle of ecclesiastical studies.
- The final degree in the ecclesiastical degree system of the Catholic Church.
- The Summer Institute brings together leading U.S. and international theologians to provide a rich array of learning opportunities in conversation with liturgies, seminars, and off-campus activities.
Other Doctoral Degrees
- For information on other doctoral degrees in theology, please visit the Theology department's web site.
"We ask and wrestle with the great questions of faith, meaning, suffering, and justice. God, both faithful and challenging, feels very present in all we do. This is why I teach here."
—Melissa M. Kelley, Assistant Professor of Pastoral Care and Contextual Education