36 months
805 USD/credit 8050 USD/year
805 USD/credit 8050 USD/year
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Divinity from Loyola University Chicago is a comprehensive degree designed to meet the educational needs of persons called to professional ministerial leadership.  


Divinity from Loyola University Chicago cultivates a ministerial way of being through academic and formational requirements, which parallel the Church's traditional seminary setting. Loyola's Jesuit and university context provides the breadth and depth that tomorrow's Church requires.


Those who elect to pursue this Master of Divinity degree are making a major commitment to prepare for pastoral ministry, choosing to join in the adventure of discerning their gifts and preparing themselves for a life of religious leadership in an evolving church and society.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Moral Theology and Catholic Social Teaching
  • The Human Person and Psychological Development
  • The Social Context: Ministry in the City
  • Literature of Ancient Israel
  • Christian Origins: An Exploration of the New Testament
  • Christian Doctrine and Its History: God, Christ & the Spirit
  • The Church and Its Mission
  • Theology and Ministry
  • Liturgy and Christian Sacraments
  • Christian Spirituality

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • GPA of 3.0 or above is required for admission.
    • A Completed Application Form
    • Official Transcripts
    • Two Letters of Recommendation
    • IPS Statement of Purpose
    • Language Test Requirement
    • Transcript Evaluation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    8050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 805 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    8050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 805 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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