Catholic International offers an accelerated track for undergraduates wishing to pursue an MA in Theology degree after completing their BA degree at Catholic International.

Qualifications for Admission to the Accelerated Track

Current undergraduate theology students may apply to the program through the Admissions Office.  Students are eligible if they meet the following requirements:

  • Complete 21 credits in the Catholic International BA in Theology major.
  • Earn a 3.0 average in these Catholic International courses.
  • Obtain a recommendation from a Catholic International course instructor.

Students who have already received a Catholic International BA completion degree are not eligible for the accelerated track. Students should be aware that military benefits may not cover the full cost of the accelerated program. For questions regarding military benefits, contact the Bursar,

Credits that Transfer for Acceptance into the Catholic International MA in Theology Program

Students who are not currently enrolled at Catholic International should apply to the BA in Theology Program if they wish to pursue this track.

Students may take up to nine (9) Catholic International graduate credits in this track and will be charged the graduate tuition for these credits.  Specific courses eligible for the accelerated track will correspond to the student’s particular program and concentration. Contact the Registrar for a list of BA/MA course correspondences.

In the case of cross-listed courses, students wanting credits for the accelerated track must register for the graduate course listing and satisfactorily complete graduate student requirements.

If the student elects to defer enrollment in the MA in Theology program, he or she has up to five  years, after which the student must reapply for admission to the MA program. A student must complete a BA before pursuing the MA in Theology degree.