Back to Results
Boston College

School of Theology and Ministry

Chestnut Hill, MA


Interested in School of Theology and Ministry? Admissions officers are waiting to hear from you!

Contact School
Boston College


Boston College / School of Theology and Ministry is located in Chestnut Hill, MA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Social Work/Master of Arts (MSW/MA)
Master of Arts/Master of Arts (MA/MA)
Master of Science/Master of Arts (MS/MA)
Master of Arts (MA) Pastoral ministry Liturgy and worship
Master of Arts (MA) Pastoral ministry Spirituality
Master of Arts (MA) Pastoral ministry Hispanic ministry
Master of Arts (MA) Pastoral ministry Pastoral care and counseling
Master of Arts (MA) Religious education
Master of Arts (MA) Social justice/social ministry
Master of Arts (MA) Church leadership
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Religious education
Master of Arts (MA) Youth ministry
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Theology
Master of Arts (MA) Spiritual direction
Master of Divinity (M Div) Divinity
Master of Theological Studies (MTS) Theological studies
Master of Theology (Th M) Theology
Licentiate of Sacred Theology (STL) Sacred theology
Doctor of Sacred Theology (STD) Sacred theology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 37
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required


Acceptance Rate



Application Fee - Domestic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st Not reported Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

Calculator icon

Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships

Student Body

Total Graduate Students
International Breakout (representing other countries)


Focus of faculty research: Philosophy and practice of religious education, pastoral psychology, liturgical and spiritual theology, spiritual formation for the practice of ministry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 140 Commonwealth Avenue
Chestnut Hill, MA  02467-3800
United States
Contact Dr. Thomas Groome
Phone: 617-552-8000