Master of Divinity (M.Div.)

The Master of Divinity (M.Div.) degree provides the knowledge and skills needed to begin the practice of priestly ministry. Most St. Mary’s students earn the Master of Divinity.

Degree Requirements:

  1. Completion of the philosophical (30 credits), undergraduate theology (12 credits), and liberal arts (9 credits) prerequisites, as defined in the current edition of the Program for Priestly Formation;
  2. Completion of 122 graduate semester credit hours with a cumulative Grade Point Average of at least 2.25;
  3. Successful completion of comprehensive examinations toward the end of a student’s course program;
  4. The program is designed to be completed in an (8) semester period.