The Department of Theology offers graduate students a choice of five outstanding degree-granting programs.
All five programs offer Notre Dame’s distinctive combination of resources in teaching, research, the dynamic life of a supportive academic community, and a well-rounded, person-centered preparation for service to the Church and the Academy. All five of our graduate programs are accredited by the Association of Theological Schools.
Our Graduate Programs
- Ph.D. Program
- Master of Divinity
- Master of Theological Studies
- Master of Arts
- Master of Arts in Early Christian Studies (jointly offered through the University's Department of Theology and Department of Classics)
Visit the Graduate School's website to fill out the online application. Required components of the application include: three letters of recommendation, a statement of intent, a CV or resume, unofficial transcripts, GRE scores, and an English proficiency examination (if applicable).
Meet our Faculty
Visit our Faculty listing page to learn more about our world-class faculty. For video footage of classes, lectures and faculty accomplishments, visit our YouTube page. Below, watch a profile of Prof. John T. Fitzgerald, who specializes in the New Testament and early Christianity within the Greco-Roman world.