Newman Theological College
Certificate in Catholic Studies Program (C.C.S.)

Online Faith Formation Courses

We offer a comprehensive selection of courses on various aspects of the Catholic faith. All are offered online, so you can study from the comfort of home and work around your personal schedule. Each course runs five weeks and costs just $70. Take an individual course for interest, or work toward one or all of the six specialized Certificates in Catholic Studies.

This program is open to adults and youth of all backgrounds and education levels.



It is your responsibility to keep track of your progress in the program: Please keep track of the courses you have completed for each certificate, and when you have finished the program, contact Sandra Talarico with your request for your Certificate.


You will receive a grade of "pass", or "fail" for each course.

Transfer Credit

Certificate in Catholic Studies (NTC) Students who have successfully completed 6 courses in the program may be granted 3 transfer credits to an NTC undergraduate program.  Transfer credits can be granted up to a maximum of 9 transfer credits to an NTC undergraduate program for the completion of 18 unique C.C.S. courses.  You will be required to produce the CCS course completion certificates issued to you after each course to the Registrar when asking for transfer credit.  Please note: NTC does not keep copies of your course completion records on file.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or comments about the program or the registration process please do not hesitate to contact the following:

Program Director - Sandra Talarico - sandra.talarico (at)

Executive Assistant to the President and Webmaster - Michelle Maxwell - michelle.maxwell (at)