Master On Campus

Pastoral Theology

Saint Ambrose University

48 months
686 USD/credit 5831 USD/year
686 USD/credit 5831 USD/year
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If your goal is to increase your pastoral responsibilities and ministries, the Master of Pastoral Theology program offered by Saint Ambrose University provides the academic, personal, and professional growth you are seeking. 


Key facts:

The Master of Pastoral Theology program offered by Saint Ambrose University is grounded in the Catholic Intellectual Tradition and develops the knowledge and pastoral skills for leadership positions and roles within a church community. 

The 34-credit-hour program focuses on the foundational areas of theology: biblical, moral, doctrinal, and spiritual and sacramental. Courses and workshops in theology, scripture, ministry, spirituality, counseling, and human and behavioral social systems are taught with special concern for pastoral applications. Some students need to complete an Introduction to Scriptural Studies course prior to enrolling in any scripture courses. Talk to your advisor to see if this requirement applies to you.

Programme Structure


  • You can complete the MPTh program in four years. The format of this cohort program is unique and intense. Classes are held one weekend a month, August through May. 
  • Students meet from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. You are expected to complete significant reading and writing assignments between the monthly meetings.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


34 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution.
  • Undergraduate grade point average of no less than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Post-baccalaureate ministry experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5831 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 686 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    5831 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 686 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Davenport

820 - 1235 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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