M.A. On Campus

Pastoral Ministry

Seton Hall University

24 months
678 USD/credit 13560 USD/year
678 USD/credit 13560 USD/year
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The M.A. in Pastoral Ministry program offered by Seton Hall University equips students with the theological foundation and specialized training to answer Christ's call to serve in the Church today.

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For those who are currently working in pastoral ministry or are discerning the call to such service, the program provides a course of studies that infuses the students' desire to serve with the spiritual tools necessary to grow deeper in their faith. 

The programme

  • The M.A. in Pastoral Ministry program offered by Seton Hall University consists of five separate, interrelated elements: coursework, field education, theological reflection, spiritual formation, and an Integration Seminar/Final Comprehensive Project. Taken together, these elements ensure that graduates from the program have both a theoretical and practical appreciation of what it means to live lives of committed service to Church and society.
  • Courses are offered on Seton Hall University's main campus in South Orange, New Jersey, as well as at off-campus locations and parishes in collaboration with ICSST's many certificate programs. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Canon Law General
  • Liturgical Practicum
  • Pastoral Ministry: Introduction
  • Justice & Charity Ministry
  • Ministry of Sanctifying

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


40 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application Form
  • Official Transcripts
  • Standardized Test Score (i.e., GMAT, GRE, LSAT)*
  • Resume
  • Personal Statement - In approximately 250-500 words please share your professional goals following your graduate business degree. In addition, please discuss why the Stillman School of Business can help you achieve those goals and what you can contribute to our graduate learning community.
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation
  • Application Fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 678 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    13560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 678 USD per credit during 24 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.


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