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Theology, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

For those interested in pursuing doctoral studies, the program offers the option of a research track that requires a major thesis, language proficiency and a comprehensive exam. For those who do not wish to pursue further graduate studies, the program offers the option of a general track consisting of coursework that provides a substantial and comprehensive overview of the Catholic faith.  

The M.A. in Theology offers four concentrations:

  • Biblical studies
  • Moral theology
  • Systematic theology
  • Church history

A fifth concentration -Judaeo-Christian studies -is available by taking courses in the Department of Religion's Jewish-Christian Studies graduate program.

All M.A. students can take their courses at both the main campus and extension sites, except when courses are reserved for a specific cohort group. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Prophetic Literature
  • Wisdom Literature & Psalms
  • Johannine Literature
  • Pauline Literature
  • Synoptic Gospels
  • Pentateuch

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic 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

  • International

    630 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 630 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    630 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 630 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    630 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 630 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for South Orange

  • 1702 - 4190 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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