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Loyola Institute for Ministry

The Loyola Institute for Ministry offers graduate degrees, continuing education certificates, and advanced-level certificates designed to suit our students’ wide array of interests and ambitions. Graduates of all our programs go on to do impressive work globally.

Our credentials have helped some excel in their current positions in the fields of education, healthcare, law, business--indeed, any field can be conceived of in terms of  ministry. Others have gone on to leadership positions in traditional ministerial settings in dioceses, parishes, schools, universities, and non-profits around the world.

Whatever your goals may be, the Institute is here to work with you. Look below to find the program that best serves your needs.

Bachelor's Degree

Practical, transformative, and affordable, this program of spiritual formation draws on the best of the Christian biblical and theological tradition.

Bachelor of Arts in Ministry and Theology (online only)

Master's Degrees

Lay people working in a variety of contexts including parishes, schools, secular workplaces, and helping professions can develop the theological and spiritual grounding necessary to promote identity, reverence, and responsibility for life and leadership.

Master of Religious Education

Master of Pastoral Studies

Master of Pastoral Studies/Master of Business Administration

Master of Pastoral Studies/Master of Science in Counseling (on campus only)

Master of Pastoral Studies/Master of Criminal Justice

BA in Religious Studies to Master of Pastoral Studies or Master of Religious Education (extension/on site only)

Continuing Education Certificates

Loyola Institute for Ministry offers online, on-campus, and extension students certificates that earn continuing education units(CEUs). Options include two 36 CEU certificates, one 18 CEU certificate, one 12 CEU advanced certificate. 

Certificate in Religious Education

Certificate in Pastoral Studies

Certificate in Theology and Ministry

Advanced Certificate in Pastoral Studies

Certificación de Educación Continua en Teología y Ministerio (extension/on site only)

Graduate-Credit Certificates

Loyola Institute for Ministry offers students in our online, on-campus, and extension programs certificates that earn graduate credit hours.

Certificate in Theology and Ministry

Post-Master's Certificate in Pastoral Studies


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