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Catholic Theology, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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Overview

In addition to having the largest number of undergraduate majors/minors of any Jesuit college or university, the Department offers two graduate degrees:

  • Master of Arts (M.A.)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Whether pursuing undergraduate or graduate education, Fordham students work alongside distinguished scholar-teachers committed to student mentoring and development.

The Degrees

The M.A. provides a general, two-year, graduate-level introduction to theological study with an emphasis on Biblical, Historical, and Systematic approaches. Degree requirements include a six-course core sequence, four electives, and a final project. Typically pursued as a terminal degree, Fordham’s M.A. in Catholic Theology may be completed on a part-time basis.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History of Christianity I (Lienhard)
  • Issues in Fundamental Moral Theology (Massingale)
  • Second Temple Judaism (Hogan)
  • Medieval Modernists (Moore)
  • Introduction to the New Testament (M. Peppard)
  • The Self in Early Christianity (Dunning)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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    7

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    100

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General Requirements

Application Review

  • Admission application is considered complete and ready for review only when it consists of your submitted online application and all required supplemental materials.

Letters of Recommendation

  • Provide all recommenders with at least one month’s advance notice to submit their recommendations. To facilitate this process, enter each recommender’s name and email address into the application as soon as you begin filling it out. They will be notified electronically of your request before you submit your application.

GRE Exams

  • GRE exams should be taken at least one month prior to the application deadline to ensure timely receipt of scores by GSAS Admissions. Our GRE school code is 2259.

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Tuition Fee

  • International

    902 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 902 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    902 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 902 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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  • 2638 - 5760 USD/month
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