48 months
20800 USD/year
20800 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Divinity from St. John’s Seminary is a professional degree that prepares students for effective ministry in the Church. 


Divinity from St. John’s Seminary is a first professional degree whose purpose is to prepare students for effective ministry in the Church.

Graduates with Divinity from St. John’s Seminary will be able to:

  • demonstrate a personal rootedness, professional competence, and commitment to ongoing formation in the Roman Catholic tradition essential for developing ministerial identity and mission
  • demonstrate the skills essential to be an effective communicator, teacher, and homilist of the Word of God in today’s world
  • demonstrate the habits essential to becoming a man of prayer who is willing, able, and competent to lead others in prayer and worship through effective liturgical presiding according to the mind of the Church. 
  • demonstrate effective, competent, and professional pastoral skills necessary for the multiethnic and multicultural context of parochial ministry for the Catholic priesthood

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Pentateuch
  • Patristics and Early Church History 
  • Ministry Experience
  • Christian Anthropology 
  • Christology and Soteriology
  • Historical Books 
  • Contemporary Preaching 
  • R C I A and Evangelization

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines




94 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  A baccalaureate degree or its equivalent from an institution of higher learning accredited by a principal and recognized regional accrediting organization
  • An undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 or higher, or a standardized test score that demonstrates likelihood of successful learning at the graduate level. 
  • Resume of ministry experience and statement of purpose 
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Transcripts: official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended 
  • Standardized tests - GRE, TOEFL
  • Citizenship a. Proof of U.S. citizenship; or Documentation of immigration status
  • Fingerprinting/Virtus

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20800 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    20800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20800 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Camarillo

1100 - 1600 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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