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Admissions Requirements

  • Applicants for the M.A. program in Theology should follow the College Division Admissions Procedure. Applicants must be able to show proficiency in English, either evidenced by previous college experience, or by proficiency exam.
  • The M.A. program is designed for the student who is prepared to do graduate work. Candidates should have an interest in Theology, be well versed in Christian principles and be able to articulate them readily.
  • Applicants to the M.A. program must have a Bachelor’s degree with a cumulative G.P.A. of at least 3.0 (B).
  • In general, incoming students are required to take the co-requisite courses, PHS607 Philosophy for Theologians and DTH 600 Faith and Revelation.
    •  A student entering the M.A. in Theology program with a B.A in Theology from a Catholic institution is exempt from DTH 600 Faith and Revelation. if that student has a scholastic background indicated in the student’s previous transcripts or syllabuses.
    • A student entering the M.A. in Theology with a B.A. in Philosophy from a Catholic institution is exempt PHS 607 Philosophy for Theologians if that student has a scholastic background indicated in the student’s previous transcripts or syllabuses.
    • A student entering the M.A. in Theology with a double-major of Philosophy and Theology from a Catholic institution is exempt from both co-requisite courses if that student has a scholastic background indicated in the student’s previous transcripts or syllabi.
    • A student who is exempt from one or both of the co-requisites must take an additional elective course or two to complete a total of 36 credit hours.
  • Applicants for the M.A. program must provide proof, established by official college transcripts, of ability to succeed in graduate studies.
  • A maximum of six graduate credits toward the M.A. degree will be accepted by Holy Apostles for transfer. These credits must be from accredited colleges and must be applicable to the M.A. degree as outlined.

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