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Pastoral Studies

Fordham University

12 months
Duration
960 USD/credit 40320 USD/year
960 USD/credit 40320 USD/year
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About

Combining a deep understanding of theology with practical ministerial skills, the M.A. in Pastoral Studies program at Fordham University prepares you to follow a variety of professional paths in ministry.

Overview

This well-rounded, integrative Pastoral Studies program at Fordham University provides leadership formation to students from all Christian denominations and includes course offerings from all four of our core academic areas—spirituality, pastoral counseling, pastoral ministry, and religious education.

Program highlights:
  • Take courses from anywhere in the world with our online option; on-campus classes also are available.
  • Teach and learn with our renowned faculty and international students from more than twenty countries.
  • Take courses at the member schools of the New York Theological Consortium.
  • Meet the requirements for pastoral ministers set out by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and the National Association of Lay Ministers.

Careers

Pastoral leadership in various contexts, such as:

  • Parishes
  • Diocesan offices
  • Schools
  • Hospitals
  • Faith-based and nonprofit organizations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theology of Ministry
  • Old Testament 
  • New Testament
  • Christology
  • Foundations for Intercultural Ministry and Religious Education
  • Ministry with Latinxs
  • Theology of the Human Person
  • Education for Peace and Justice
  • Church and Society
  • Theology of Pastoral Counseling and Spiritual Care

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

42 SCH

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applicants must have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university and have obtained a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (B). If you have received a post bachelors degree from an accredited college or university, a minimum GPA of 3.5 is required.
  • Official transcripts of all coursework Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • GRE/MAT Exams

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 960 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    40320 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 960 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Manhattan

2638 - 5751 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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