A Jesuit, Filipino, and Asian Ecclesiastical Faculty of Theology

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Civil Degrees

The MA major in Theological Studies (MA TH-STUD) program has the following purposes: [a] To prepare teachers for college-level theology; [b] To present a sound and serious grounding in the basic theological disciplines (biblical studies, systematic-historical, and moral-pastoral theology) relating to both the Christian tradition and to the contemporary life of the Christian community; [c] To foster a capacity for disciplined reflection and effective communication, principally on the college level...

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The MA major in Pastoral Ministry (MA-PAM) program serves the following purposes: To help priests, pastors, catechetical coordinators, religious educators, social action leaders, and various ministerial workers to acquire the knowledge and skills requisite for effective work in their chosen field of service. Rather than concentrating on a sharply and narrowly focused degree, this offers a variety of courses, electives and practicum-seminars that directly touch the work of pastoral workers and educators. This program requires no thesis writing...

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The Doctor of Ministry is designed for Religious Educators, Catechetical Coordinators, Retreat Directors, Seminary Formators, Chaplains, Spiritual Directors and Pastoral Counselors. Being a Professional Ministerial Performance degree program, it is distinct from the Doctor of Philosophy in Theology program which focuses primarily on academic creative research...

The PhD in Theology (PhD-Th) program has the following purposes: [a] To help students acquire a high professional and scientific competence in one of the following areas of theology: Biblical Theology, Dogmatic Theology, Moral Theology, Religious Education. [b] To help them manifest in a scholarly dissertation the capacity for disciplined research, for clear communication, and for both critical and creative theological reflection regarding situations and problems facing the Christian community in the Philippines and Asia. [c] To equip men and women who can train students to a level of high qualification in their own disciplines according to Catholic doctrine...

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