Sacred Heart Major Seminary

644 USD/credit
644 USD/credit
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The Master of Divinity (M.Div.) degree is for seminarians preparing for the Catholic priesthood. 


A man who successfully completes the M.Div. program at Sacred Heart Major Seminary is a man who has conformed and continues to conform, his life to Jesus Christ. Therefore, docile to the Holy Spirit, and zealous for the spread of the Gospel, he is a man:

  • of sufficient physical health, mental balance and human maturity,
  • who possesses the requisite natural virtues,
  • who knows Catholic doctrine, expressed in Scripture, Tradition and authoritatively interpreted by the Magisterium, and can transmit it accurately and effectively

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History of the Catholic Church in the U.S.A.
  • Foundations in Ecumenism and Interreligious Dialogue
  • Fathers of the Church to Nicea
  • Method and Pentateuch
  • Synoptics
  • Johannine Literature
  • Pauline Literature
  • Prophets
  • Psalms and Wisdom Literature 
  • Fundamental Theology
  • Christian Anthropology

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123 credits alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application
  • Official transcripts from all prior institutions where college-level academic credit has been earned. 
  • Two recommendation forms or letters
  • 500-word essay or statement intent
  • Letter of support from proper ecclesiastical authority 
  • 15-20 page research writing sample from previous theological or philosophical work, demonstrating applicant’s aptitude and capacity for research.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    644 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 644 USD per credit and a duration of  .
  • National

    644 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 644 USD per credit and a duration of  .


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