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Pastoral Ministry, M.A.

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The Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry (MAPM) provides all of the core theological courses found in the MA in Theology degree. In addition, it offers solid ministerial formation and advising support. The program is both academic and pastoral in approach, and is designed for people who want to integrate theology and practice.


People interested in staff level positions in parishes, schools, hospitals and non-profit agencies, men discerning a call to the diaconate who want to earn a graduate degree and people who wish to study pastoral theology at the graduate level are best served by the MAPM.

The program includes required courses, Mentoring, supervised Field Education, theological reflection and a Capstone Project in Ministry. The outstanding MAPM faculty is drawn from the seminary faculty and from diocesan leadership positions. Evening and Saturday morning courses meet once each week for 2 hours and 40 minutes.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Old Testament 
  • Praying with Scripture 
  • Foundations of Lay Ecclesial Ministry 
  • The Art of Effective Communication 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date Application deadline and start date were not specified by the programme.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • An application form
  • An autobiography outlining spiritual journey and background
  • References (including canonical pastor)
  • College Transcripts for MAPM and Graduate Certificate applicants
  • Personality profiling and feedback with designated LPMP facilitator
  • Application fee of $30.00 and profiling fee of $150.00
  • Attendance at Orientation to Theological Studies in August

Tuition Fee

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    570 USD/credit
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  • National Applies to you

    570 USD/credit
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Living costs for Cincinnati

  • 1000 - 1650 USD/month
    Living Costs

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