About this course
Theology and Religious Studies is committed to academic excellence among its faculty and students. The faculty is nationally and internationally known in the areas of church history, contemporary systematic theology, Asian religions, interfaith studies, Islam, pastoral theology, religious ethics, and scripture.
Furthermore, members of the faculty are prominent in professional activities and draw their educational backgrounds from outstanding universities. Faculty have served as officers of professional societies, as advisors to the National Conference of Catholic Bishops, as editors of professional journals, and as members of boards of trustees, and have published books and articles in numerous scholarly journals. Two programs are offered, each with different admission requirements.
- A completed application.
- Two letters of recommendation with recommendation cover sheet from persons acquainted with the applicant’s academic qualifications. If appropriate, one letter from a person familiar with the applicant’s professional work is encouraged.
- A 500-word written statement of purpose from the applicant, indicating his/her purpose in seeking admission to the master program.
- Official transcripts from all institutions attended.
- Six undergraduate courses in Religious Studies desired.
- The GRE General Test or the Miller Analogies Test (MAT). (Optional)