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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