In full conformity with guidelines and norms in the Program of Priestly Formation and Co-workers in the Vineyard of the Lord: A Resource for Guiding the Development of Lay Ecclesial Ministry, the Department of Theology supports the Master of Divinity program by offering courses in historical studies, biblical studies, systematic theology, Christian ethics, Liturgy, Canon Law, Field Education, Pastoral Studies, and Human & Spiritual Formation, along with a wide variety of electives.

Representative courses include:

• Fundamentals of Systematic Theology
• Human Dignity and Biomedical Ethics
• Introduction to the Early Church
• Christ the Beautiful
• Liturgical Theology
• Pastoral Administration
• Contemplation and Action
• Images and Models of Ministry I
• Leadership & Authority
• Preaching I, II, and III
• Canon Law
• Christian Initiation
• The Gospel of John
• Sacramental Theology
• Marriage: Rituals and Theology
• Catholicism in the United States
• Foundations of Moral Theology
• Ecclesiology
• Christian Spirituality