12 months
702 USD/credit 28080 USD/year
702 USD/credit 28080 USD/year
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The Master of Divinity program at Seton Hall University is the main professional degree program preparing men for ministry in the Roman Catholic Church, primarily through ordination to the priesthood.


This Divinity degree at Seton Hall University offers the personal, academic, ministerial and spiritual foundations needed for those making a commitment to a life of service to the Church. The extensive theological training meets all requirements of the Program of Priestly Formation (Fifth Edition, 2005).

Key Features 

  • Classes are offered on Seton Hall University's campus in South Orange, New Jersey.
  • Over the course of this program, our students study the history of Christianity, explore moral theology and take classes on preaching, pastoral psychology and canon law of marriage.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Preaching Practicum
  • Pastoral Psychology & Counseling
  • General Canon Law 
  • Canon Law of Marriage
  • History of Spirituality
  • Pastoral Ministry: Introduction
  • Leadership and Parish Administration

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


40 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed Graduate Application Form and application fee.
  • An original transcript, or original transcripts, pertaining to all previous study and/or academic credentials earned must be submitted to the University by the issuing agency or institution.
  • Academic transcripts from institutions outside of the United States or Canada must undergo a course-by-course evaluation conducted by an independent credentials evaluation agency.
  • Applicants are free to select any NACES member.
  • Students attending U.S. institutions abroad, or international schools following a U.S. or Canadian curriculum abroad, as well as partner or feeder schools, do not need to submit a credential evaluation.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 702 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    28080 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 702 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for South Orange

1702 - 4188 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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