Program Description
The Master of Arts (Theology) is a 36 credit hour degree program seeking to provide a broad-based, solid academic grounding in Catholic Theology. The core of the program consists of 12 hours of theological overview courses and 12 hours of doctrinal courses. Flexibility for students comes with the 6 hours of electives and the choice of a capstone project. Courses are offered during the day and the evening on the UST main campus.
Degree Requirements

The M.A. (Theology) degree requires completion of 36 credit hours at a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

Degree Plan

Admission Requirements
  • B.A. or B.S. degree from an accredited college or university
  • 3.0 minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA
  • 12 hours of undergraduate Theology and/or Philosophy (or the equivalent)
  • GRE scores (optional)
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement
  • Additional requirements for International Students
Application Components
  • Online application and $35 application fee
  • Official Transcripts
  • Personal Statement
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Interview with Director after file is complete
Application Priority Deadlines
  • Fall – July 15
  • Spring – December 15
Application Submission Address

University of St. Thomas
Graduate Admissions
Box #6
3800 Montrose Blvd.
Houston, TX 77006

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