Summer Degree and Certificate Programs
school of theology and ministry
Summer students may pursue a master of arts in pastoral ministry or a certificate in theology and ministry, in Hispanic ministry, or in religious education.
Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry (M.A.)
The M.A. in Pastoral Ministry is a multifaceted, flexible two-year program that prepares ministers either as generalists or for a particular ministry.
Post-Master’s Certificate in Spiritual Formation
The Post-Master’s Certificate prepares individuals with a prior master’s degree in theology or a related field to be spiritual mentors for persons and Christian faith communities.
Theology and Ministry Certificate
The Theology and Ministry Certificate is a program for individuals who wish to study a specialized area of ministry, but not enroll in a full master’s program.
Religious Education Certificate
The Religious Education Certificate is a program for individuals who wish to study a specialized area of religious education, but not enroll in a full master’s program.
Hispanic Ministry Certificate
The Hispanic Ministry Certificate is a program designed to prepare students, ministers, and educators who are already working or are interested in doing so in the context of Hispanic communities anywhere in the U.S.
The STM offers a special audit rate for those currently engaged in full-time ministry (ministers, lay ecclesial ministers, priests, rabbis, and others) who live in the New England area. Minister-in-the-Vicinity students can audit unlimited courses during the summer and one course per academic year semester at the rate of $100 per credit ($200 per 2-credit course or $300 per 3-credit course).