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post-master's certificate in pastoral studies

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Post-Master's Certificate in Pastoral Studies (Online)

Online Program

The Post-Master’s Certificate in Pastoral Studies allows students to develop their understanding of themselves and particular areas of service as they deepen their spirituality and earn a graduate credential. Those who have already earned a 36 credit-hour master’s degree from the Institute for Ministry or a graduate-level degree in theology, pastoral studies, religious education or the like from another accredited college or university may pursue this certificate.

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Monday, June 17, 2024 12:00 – 1:00 PM Central Time


12 Credits

POST-MASTER'S Certificate in Pastoral Studies

Loyola’s Post-Master's Certificate in Pastoral Studies online consists of 12 credits which include:

  • Focus Area #1 courses (6 credits)
  • Focus Area #2 courses (6 credits)

Check out the University Bulletin to view further curriculum information about Loyola's Post-Master's Certificate in Pastoral Studies and download a program worksheet.

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Applications are accepted year-round for enrollment for Fall, Spring, and Summer.

Application deadlines: August 1, January 1, May 1