Theology—Online or on Campus Master’s Degree
Earn your master’s in theology at Georgian Court University and learn to lead communities in their spiritual, intellectual, and personal growth. Our theology degree embodies the core values of prayer and service that are central to Mercy life and encourages a pastoral approach to scholarship.
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We offer several theology master’s degree track options, depending on your specific educational and career objectives. Our Mercy spirituality track is a great fit for students who are involved in Mercy-sponsored work and interested in spiritual formation. We also offer a research seminar track for students who intend to pursue doctoral studies in theology, and a general Master of Arts track. Learn more about theology master’s degree tracks and view course requirements.
Our online theology master’s degree offers a unique real-time learning format, allowing you to interact with our faculty and your student colleagues while working from the comfort of your home or workplace. Or take classes face-to-face at our campus in Lakewood, New Jersey. We also offer generous tuition discounts (up to 50%) for students who work in ministry and/or pursue the Mercy spirituality master’s track.
Other Graduate Theology Programs at Georgian Court
Explore formal academic coursework, spiritual reflection, and thoughtful dialogue with students and faculty from around the world in our Mercy spirituality online graduate certificate program. If you’re not interested in obtaining a Master of Arts degree but still want a solid academic background in theology, we also offer an 18-credit theology graduate certificate.
Earn your master’s in theology online at Georgian Court University and learn to meet the pastoral faith needs of communities. Our program offers tracks in Mercy spirituality, research seminar, and a general Master of Arts.
Why Earn Your Theology Degree at GCU?
Our master’s in theology offers unique opportunities for academic and spiritual formation. You’ll learn about ethics and historical developments and trends in theology while expanding your research, critical thinking, and writing skills. All classes have a pastoral focus, so you’ll gain a deeper understanding of applying faith in your career and your life. You’ll also benefit from the diverse cultural perspectives of students who join our theology master’s degree program from all over the world.
Here are more reasons to choose Georgian Court University for your master’s in theology.
What Can You Do With a Degree in Theology?
At Georgian Court, you’ll gain more than an in-depth understanding of scripture and theology—you’ll develop the knowledge and skills to prepare for careers in the ministerial or educational field.
Many of our master’s in theology students work in the ministry or Catholic schools and parishes. Others are searching for personal enrichment by gaining a deeper understanding of scripture and a deeper connection to their own faith.
Theology Degree Jobs
What jobs can you get with a theology degree? A master’s in theology will open doors to opportunities in a variety of pastoral contexts. Examples of theology jobs that you might pursue (or further immerse yourself in) with this degree include:
- parish catechetical leader,
- youth minister, or
- pastoral associate.