Master of Arts in Theology
Ave Maria University

Program Details

The Master of Arts in Theology from Ave Maria University is an online theology degree with a strong Catholic foundation.  You will find your mind and heart opening to Jesus Christ as you complete this intellectually challenging and faithful program.  Integrating the tradition of Catholicism and the scripture while focusing on integrity and cohesiveness, courses cover the teachings of scripture, church fathers, St. Thomas Aquinas, and the magisterial teachings of the church.  The curriculum involves the study of the lives and writings of both saints and scholars who have worked toward genuine holiness, science, wisdom, scholarship, and art.  Graduates, through their fidelity to the Catholic faith, will find a deepened commitment and increased intelligence to honor the unity of theological and philosophical wisdom and will be prepared to teach in a Catholic institution or pursue a Ph.D. 

Topics covered include:

  • Old Testament and New Testament historical and theological contexts
  • Divine unity
  • Aquinas’s account of the moral life
  • The Seven sacraments  
  • Salvation through the Church

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Ave Maria University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Essay/Writing Sample, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent