Newman Theological College
Admission Requirements

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New Students Undergraduate and Graduate Theology Programs:

Application Deadlines: August 1st for fall semester and December 1st for winter semester.

New Students Certificate in Catholic Studies:CCS

New Students Religious Education: GCCSA, GDRE, MRE

 

Advanced Credit

Students must request assessment of courses for advanced credit into any program at the time of application by contacting the Registrar in writing. Courses for advanced credit will be assessed by the Admissions and Evaluations Committee once all official and complete transcripts are received.

Note that the committee will not assess courses in advance or via email.

Students may be asked to provide detailed course outlines before an evaluation can be made. Course outlines are reviewed by the Admissions and Evaluations Committee for advanced credit and then considered with respect to the program being applied for.
 

Program

Prerequisite

Total Credits

Maximum
Transfer
Credits

Time Limit for
Completion

 Faith Formation

 

Enculturation for
International Priests

None required

0

0

0

Certificate in
Catholic Studies

None required

0

0

0

Theology

Certificate of
Theology (C.Th.)

Alberta High School Diploma
(with English 30) or its equivalent.

30

6

0

Diploma of
Theology (Dip.Th.)

 Alberta High School Diploma
(with English 30) or its equivalent.

60

15

5

Bachelor of
Theology (B.Th.)

 Alberta High School Diploma
(with English 30) or its equivalent.

90

21

6

Master of
Divinity (M.Div.)

 Bachelor’s degree plus
4 philosophy courses (10 for seminarians).

96

45

6

Master of Theological
Studies (M.T.S.)

Bachelor’s degree plus
4 philosophy courses.  

48

24

5

Master of Theology
(M.Th.)

M.Div. (ATS) OR
M.T.S. (ATS) plus 30 credits for
qualifying year.
One modern language AND one
classical language are required.
These can be taken before or during
the program.

30

6

5

Religious Education

 

 

Graduate Certificate
in Catholic School
Administration
(G.C.C.S.A.)

B.Ed. or Bachelor’s degree plus
teaching certificate, OR
Bachelor’s degree plus work
experience in an educational
setting may be considered.

12

0

N/A

Graduate Diploma in
Religious Education
(G.D.R.E.)

Phased out from 2013-14 academic year

30

15

N/A

Master of Religious
Education (M.R.E.)

B.Ed. or Bachelor’s degree plus
teaching certificate
New program format from
2013-14 academic year.

42

15

5


English Language Proficiency

See International Students


 

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