Health Care Mission, M.A. | Aquinas Institute of Theology | Saint Louis, United States
12 months
850 USD/credit 30600 USD/year
850 USD/credit 30600 USD/year
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Students in the Health Care Mission program at Aquinas Institute of Theology draw upon their personal faith and professional experience as they are formed in the practices of theological research, analysis, and synthesis. 


Health Care Mission coursework at Aquinas Institute of Theology focuses upon students' learning in major areas of theological study. Through a two-part, on-site intensive formation course, students gain the tools necessary for ongoing growth in their vocation as health care ministers.


  • MAPT students learn alongside Dominican student brothers, priests, religious sisters, and lay men and women in deepening their understanding of the Catholic faith. 
  • Online students participate in classes as they take place on campus and are an active part of the conversation and the learning environment. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Practical Theology tor Health Ministry Leaders 
  • Interpreting Sacred Texts for the Healing Ministry 
  • Jesus, the church, and the Healing Ministry 
  • Sacraments for the Healing Ministry 
  • Catholic Social Teaching; Foundations and Applications for the Healing Minsty 
  • Health Care Ethics 
  • Organizational Ethics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

Online application (available Fall 2022) which includes the following components: 

  • Official Transcripts
  • Interview with the Ashley O'Rourke Center Director
  • $50 application fee (waived for applications submitted by the priority deadline)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 850 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    30600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 850 USD per credit during 12 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.


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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