48 months
805 USD/credit 19923 USD/year
805 USD/credit 19923 USD/year
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Divinity and Social Work from Loyola University Chicago provides the student with a comprehensive background in ministerial leadership and the competencies to become a licensed social worker.


At Divinity and Social Work from Loyola University Chicago students pursue a curriculum composed of core courses common to both degrees, individual courses particular to each degree, and professional identity components.


Those who elect to pursue this Master of Divinity degree are making a major commitment to prepare for pastoral ministry, choosing to join in the adventure of discerning their gifts and preparing themselves for a life of religious leadership in an evolving church and society.

Social work prepares students for a career in social services, including child welfare, community mental health, drug/alcohol rehabilitation, developmental disabilities. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Literature of Ancient Israel
  • Christian Origins: An Exploration of the New Testament
  • Scripture
  • Christian Doctrine
  • Church and Mission
  • Systematic Theology 
  • Moral Theology and Christian Ethics 
  • Christian Spirituality 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


99 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • GPA of 3.0 or above is required for admission.
  • A Completed Application Form
  • Official Transcripts
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • IPS Statement of Purpose
  • Language Test Requirement
  • Transcript Evaluation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19923 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 805 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    19923 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 805 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 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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