Theological Studies

Loyola Marymount University

24 months
1111 USD/credit
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The MA in Theological Studies provides students with a firm foundation in the methods of biblical, historical, systematic, and moral theology, with special emphasis on the Roman Catholic tradition.


The program engages students in a wide range of ethical and cross-cultural concerns, and in ecumenical and interreligious dialogue.

The goal of the program is to provide a general and integrated exploration of these areas for students seeking to teach on a secondary level, for students preparing for further graduate education, and for students with a strong interest in theology beyond the undergraduate level.

Within the MA in Theological Studies Program, students can focus their study in the following areas:
  • Biblical Studies
  • Bioethics
  • Buddhism
  • Christian Spirituality
  • Christology
  • Ecclesiology
  • Faith and Culture
  • Feminist Theology
  • Historical Theology
  • Interfaith Dialogue & Ecumenism
  • Inter-religious & Comparative Theology
  • Islamic Studies
  • Judaic Studies
  • Liberation Theology
  • Mysticism
  • Religion & Ecology
  • Religions of India
  • Sacramental Theology & Liturgy
  • Social Ethics
  • Systematic Theology
  • Theological Ethics

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of New Testament Theology
  • Foundations of Old Testament Theology
  • Foundations of Historical Theology
  • Introduction to Systematic Theology
  • Foundations of Theological Ethics
  • Graduate Pro-Seminar
  • T Comprehensive Exam Seminar
  • Research and Writing Seminar

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application
  • $50 Application Fee
  • Official Transcripts (two copies) of all colleges and universities attended
  • Official TOEFL score or IELTS score (for international students)
  • Two letters of recommendation (unless otherwise specified)
  • Official test scores (GMAT, GRE, CBEST, etc.)
  • Personal statement and/or resume
  • Program-specific forms, application or interview

Tuition Fee

  • National

    1111 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1111 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • Based on :$1,111per unit


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