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Theology, M.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
Cincinnati, OH, United States
Students choose to study theology at Xavier University because of the diversity and expertise of its theology faculty, the grounding in the Ignatian tradition, and the approach that is ecumenical and inquiring in spirit. Xavier's variety of degrees (general and applied) empower students through constructive theological reflection and responsible social action.

About

The graduate program in theology provides students with a firm foundation in Christian theology through the study of scripture, tradition and ethics. Students with varying backgrounds acquire the conceptual tools to look at world and local issues from a theological perspective.  Optional concentrations in social and pastoral ministry and in religious education prepare students to meet local and national guidelines for these ministries in the Catholic Church.  The program in theology is flexible enough to accommodate a wide variety of interests.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Exercises For 21st Century
  • Theology and Migration
  • Theological Imagination
  • Pastoral Counseling: Theory & Practice
  • Discernment and Integration

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Complete an online application
  • Current resume or CV
  • Credential evaluation
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Copy of passport
  • Official bank statement
  • Financial sponsor statement form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    650 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 650 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    650 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 650 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Cincinnati

  • 1000 - 1650 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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