Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies, M.A. | Aquinas Institute of Theology | Saint Louis, United States
36 months
Duration
800 USD/credit 13866 USD/year
800 USD/credit 13866 USD/year
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About

Aquinas Institute of Theology’s Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies program at Aquinas Institute of Theology is designed to prepare students for service to the Church in a variety of Christian ministries.

Overview

The Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies degree at Aquinas Institute of Theology offers two opportunities to engage in field education: Supervised Practice of Ministry (SPM) I and II, taken in sequence. The successful completion of a Basic Unit of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) at an ACPE Certified institution can, with the permission of the Director of Field Education, be taken in lieu of SPM II. The field education curriculum at Aquinas Institute assists the student in developing a pastoral leadership style that is marked by effectiveness, service, integration, and a special commitment to the ministry of the Word.

Ministry Opportunities

  • Students who hold a MAPS degree from Aquinas are prepared to serve in a number of ministerial careers in a wide range of settings. 
  • Graduates have gone on to serve as high school and college campus ministers, catechists, directors of religious education or adult faith formation, parish pastoral associates, liturgy directors, chaplains in hospitals or hospices, and in many other ministries.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Scripture Elective 
  • Ecclesiology 
  • Christology 
  • Sacramental & Theological Foundations of Ministry 
  • Theology ot Worship 
  • SPM II or Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

52 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application
  • Transcripts
  • Resume or CV
  • Personal Statement
  • Reflection Paper
  • Standardized Tests
  • Interview
  • Three References
  • Application Fee

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13866 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    13866 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Saint Louis

1015 - 1530 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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