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Pastoral Ministry, M.A.

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    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
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Walsh University's Master of Art in Theology with a concentration in Pastoral Ministry develops professional competency in the counseling process. By completing coursework offered through Walsh University’s graduate program in Counseling and Human Development, the student will bring their theological knowledge and skills into dialogue with a variety of theoretical perspectives.


For students intending to minister in a clinical setting, accredited training in Level I/Level II Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) is offered through the St. Vincent Medical Center in Cleveland, which places students in residency at local health care facilities. To receive graduate credit for this off-campus CPE, the student concurrently enrolls in THEO 684.

The culminating assignment for the Pastoral Ministry concentration is a 3-credit project that integrates the student’s theological and professional formation by applying them to a significant issue or problem in the field of pastoral care.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Liturgy and Sacraments 
  • Lay Ecclesial Leadership 
  • CPE: Eccl Leader/ Pastoral Care 
  • DV:Intro Counsel/ Counsel Prof 
  • Lifepsan Development 
  • Group Process 

          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

          • Complete the online application.
          • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and other graduate study sent directly from the applicant's school to the Admissions Office.
          • Recommendation letters by three persons qualified to appraise scholastic aptitude and personal and professional promise.
          • Notarized affidavit of good moral character.
          • Official GRE or MAT scores - Walsh Testing Code #1926.
          • Evidence of proficiency in written English

          Tuition Fee

          • International Applies to you

            644 USD/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 322 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
          • National Applies to you

            644 USD/year
            Tuition Fee
            Based on the original amount of 322 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
          We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

          Living costs for North Canton

          • 1034 - 1710 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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