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GRADUATE CATHOLIC STUDIES PROGRAM

The University of St. Thomas College of Arts and Sciences Catholic Studies Graduate Program is the oldest and largest Catholic Studies program in the world. It is a transformative opportunity to engage with the Catholic faith intellectually while enriching your life, work and sense of purpose.

The Catholic Studies Graduate Program offers a range of course options: on-ground, online and educator-focused. All courses are taught by our nationally and internationally recognized, joyfully Catholic teacher-scholars.

We invite you to learn more about our program options and look forward to hearing from you soon.

MA in Catholic Studies

Our on-ground MA program draws students with a range of academic and professional interests looking for an immersive, interdisciplinary study of Catholic thought and culture – all within the beautiful surroundings of Sitzmann Hall.


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Online MA in Catholic Studies

The online MA in Catholic studies provides a flexible, distance learning option for students who want to explore Catholic thought and culture using online and blended learning environments. Students may combine online and on-ground courses, as they work toward completion of their MA in Catholic studies.

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Catholic School Educator Opportunities

The Catholic Studies Graduate Program’s Mission and Culture Two-Course Study helps Catholic school educators develop mission-driven schools and classrooms.


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Law and Catholic Studies Joint Degree

The joint J.D./MA in Catholic studies allows students to earn two graduate degrees in less time.




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