Here at CDU, there are many online programs to choose from. Whether you want to study theology, Catholic Social Teaching, Educational, Integrated Technology, or Ecclesial Administration, you’ll find educated faculty and flexible programs with competitive pricing.

Are you ready to take your next step? Your faithfully Catholic online education starts here.

Our Admissions Director looks forward to answering any of your questions and welcoming you to the university. Contact Admissions at or 1-888-254-4CDU, ext. 700.


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  • Complete a free application
  • Submit transcripts
  • Have someone who is familiar with your academic or professional work submit a letter of recommendation to
  • Submit a brief statement of purpose (250 words or less) to on why you are pursuing online graduate study in theology.

Students will be notified of acceptance via email shortly after all materials have been submitted and reviewed.

Students may apply and begin taking courses in any of the six terms: Fall I and II, Spring I and II, and Summer. Applications are accepted on a rolling admissions basis.

Catholic Distance University does not discriminate against any applicant or student on the basis of sex, race, color, age, national origin, disability, or any other status protected by applicable law.


Undergraduate: $345 per credit hour ($1,035 per course)


Graduate: $495 per credit hour ($1,485 per course)