Liturgical Studies, M.A. | Catholic University of America | Washington, D. C., United States
12 months
52190 USD/year
52190 USD/year
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The goal of the M.A. in Liturgical Studies from Catholic University of America is to equip students for a broad range of educational, diocesan and parish ministries. It also leads to advanced study on the doctoral level. There is opportunity for some interdisciplinary study in allied academic areas such as music, architecture, etc.


The Program in Liturgical Studies at Catholic University of America offers the civil degrees of M.A., and the Ph.D., and the ecclesiastical degrees of S.T.L. and S.T.D. Qualified students may develop S.T.L., and S.T.D. programs in consultation with the program director. Please consult specific degree program requirements (ecclesiastical and pastoral degrees) for additional information.

Where Theological Thinking Merges with Culture

The School of Theology and Religious Studies at The Catholic University of America is located near other major institutions of theological study and conversation, including the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and the formation houses of various religious orders. Our D.C. location fosters opportunities for theological scholarship and conversation that cannot be found elsewhere outside of Rome.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Liturgy and Culture
  • Liturgy: Theological and Historical Perspectives
  • Eucharist: A Liturgical Theology
  • Liturgical Sources

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students should possess a B.A., preferably with a liberal arts emphasis and have completed courses in ecclesiology, christology, and a critical introduction to the Old and New Testaments.
  • Students must show proficiency in Latin and French.
  • Every International applicant needs to return a completed application.
  • Submit a $60 nonrefundable application fee. Payment must be in the form of a check or money order payable in U.S. currency to The Catholic University of America.
  • Demonstrate English language proficiency
  • Submit confirmation of financial support
  • Submit secondary school report with translated transcripts
  • Receive your admission packet with visa information
  • Secondary School Report
  • Official/Attested Copy of Transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    52190 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26095 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    52190 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26095 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Washington, D. C.

1705 - 2975 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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