Santa Clara University

Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University in Berkeley

Combined Master of Arts / Master of Divinity (M.A./M.Div.)


The Combined Master of Arts/Master of Divinity degree program offered by the Jesuit School of Theology in cooperation with the Graduate Theological Union. It is a program that allows students to integrate a primarily ministerial degree with a more specialized academic degree program. The M.Div. degree program provides a strong theological foundation with the goal of preparing students for ministry and leadership in the Roman Catholic Church. The Master of Arts is an academic degree which requires students to determine an area of concentration and submit a thesis.

Applying to the Combined M.A./M.Div. Degree Program

Students who elect to do a Combined M.A./M.Div. program must formally apply to each program separately, indicating the intent to pursue a Combined M.A./M.Div. degree program on both applications.

**Applicants to the JST Master of Divinity program should follow the M.Div. Application Checklist  and submit applications to the Jesuit School of Theology Office of Admissions.

**Applicants to the GTU Master of Arts program should follow the M.A. Application Checklist and submit applications to the Graduate Theological Union Office of Admissions.
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Contact Admissions
Please refer all inquires, including requests for application forms, directly to:

Admissions Department

Maureen Beckman

Assistant Dean of Enrollment Management and Marketing
Phone: (510) 549-5016

Kristin Casey
Associate Director of Enrollment Management
Phone: (510) 549-5013

Mailing Address:
Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University
ATTN: Admissions
1735 LeRoy Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94709