School of Ministry Graduate Programs

Degree Programs

Our carefully designed graduate programs help students acquire a deeper appreciation for the wisdom and beauty of Catholic tradition while developing the pastoral skills necessary for effective ministry. The Neuhoff School of Ministry offers the following graduate degrees (37 credit hours) and certificates (at least 18 credit hours):

*The MTS does not require a concentration, although two are available. Conversely, the MPM requires concentration in one of the listed areas.

Core Courses

Each graduate degree requires a core of theological studies. All core courses, according to student circumstances and need, may be taken either online or on campus. The following core courses are part of every degree plan:

RPS 6311. Liturgy and Sacraments RPS 6320. Theological Reflection
RPS 6312. Moral Theology RPS 6321. Old Testament
RPS 6313. Systematic Theology RPS 6322. New Testament
RPS 6314. Church History RPS 6010. Proseminar

ROTATION SCHEDULE OF CORE COURSES 

Fall 2015 COURSE SCHEDULE

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