M.A. On Campus

Catholic Theology

Fordham University

12 months
1546 USD/credit 46380 USD/year
1546 USD/credit 46380 USD/year
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The M.A. in Catholic Theology at Fordham University is a broad-based academic degree meant to introduce students to the study of theology as an academic discipline.


This Catholic Theology program at Fordham University is designed to prepare students for further work at the doctoral level or to enhance vocations including education, campus ministry, counseling, psychology, law, medicine, and social work.

In addition to completing a broad-based core curriculum, students will concentrate in one of three fields of study:

  • Bible
  • Historical Theology
  • Systematic Theology


M.A. in Catholic Theology students go on to pursue doctoral work or careers in:

  • Secondary education
  • Campus ministry
  • Counseling
  • Law
  • Medicine
  • Lay ministry
  • Journalism

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Old Testament Interpretation
  • New Testament Interpretation
  • History of Christianity
  • Systematic Theology
  • Theological Ethics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts
  • Official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Scores
  • Resume/CV: (submit via the online application)
  • Statement of intent: (up to 1000 words, submitted electronically, via the online application)
  • Writing sample: (10 - 20 pages submitted electronically, via the online application)
  • Three letters of recommendation: Submitted directly via the online application. 
  • English proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    46380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1546 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    46380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1546 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Manhattan

2638 - 5751 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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