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Marquette University

Graduate School, Religious Studies and Theology


PO Box 1881
Attn: Theology Department
Milwaukee, WI  53201-9702
United States





Program Information

Degree Offered

M.A. - Theology;, Ph.D. - Religious Studies;

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Theology Department offers master's and doctoral programs aimed at giving students an integrated approach to theological studies, emphasizing, within theological specialties, the interaction of biblical, historical, systematic, and ethical approaches to theology. The programs seek to develop scholars who can make significant contributions to theological research and writing and college teachers who can teach a broad range of courses. This broad theological background has enabled program graduates to enjoy enviable success in securing teaching positions in over 200 colleges and universities, in church work and ministry, and in a variety of other educationally related institutions.

Eligibility Requirements:

Application Requirements:
1. A completed online application form and fee.
2. Official transcripts from all current and previous colleges/universities except Marquette.
3. Three letters of recommendation (Note: doctoral applicants who are continuing their degree at Marquette, three new letters of recommendation are required.)
4. A short personal statement that includes: reasons for wanting to enter the program, vocational objectives, special areas of interest, and reasons for selecting Marquette's program.
5. GRE scores (General Test only).
6. (For doctoral applicants only) an academic writing sample of no longer than 20 pages.
7. A list of languages spoken or read, with a personal estimate of proficiency in each.
8. (For applicants without a graduate degree) a list of theology courses taken as an undergraduate, including names of teachers, if possible.
9.(For international applicants only) a TOEFL score or other acceptable proof of English proficiency.

International Student Requirements:

(For international applicants only) a TOEFL score or other acceptable proof of English proficiency.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Cost Per Credit Hour:


Financial Aid Offered: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research Universities - Extensive

Institution Sector: Private not-for-profit

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000 - 19,999