Cost for Courses

CCS courses are 5 weeks in duration, courses are $70.00 each plus the cost of books.

Book Requirements

All courses require books. To determine if the course you are interested in has a book requirement, find the course you are interested in among the list of courses provided on the Course Descriptions page. Click on the "course outline" link. This will show you the books you will need if any. These books can be purchased from our bookstore or our online shopping cart.  We encourage local students to purchase their books from the NTC bookstore. Call to order at 780-392-2457.

Payment Policy

Payment is due before the course begins. You may pay by credit card using our PayPal shopping cart on our website.  If you do not have access to a credit card please email or call 780-392-2455 to arrange another form of payment.

Refund Policy

After a course begins there is no refund. Only if you cancel your course registration by 3:00 p.m. MST on the Friday before the course begins will you be issued a refund to your account within 5 business days.  Please send an email to our director at  with your request.

Course Access

Only students who are listed as Paid in Full for a course will be given access to the course material. Those who have the course fee covered by a parish or other entity are encouraged to self-pay by credit card and then request a reimbursement from whoever is covering the cost.

Revenue Canada Information

These courses are not eligible for T2202 Forms since we do not require high school for admission.

CCS Bursaries

A limited number of bursaries are available for students in need who are enrolled in Newman Theological College’s Certificate in Catholic Studies courses.

Bursaries are awarded (for tuition only) to students in financial need who are taking their first course at Newman Theological College.

Van De Walle-Prefontaine Bursary

Established by the Van De Walle-Prefontaine family in 2004 on the occasion of Ferne (Prefontaine) and Walter’s 50th wedding anniversary. Ferne always encouraged a deeper understanding of one’s faith. Walter touched the lives of many individuals with his public service, which included seven years as a Board Director of the Foundation of Newman Theological College and St. Joseph Seminary.

Field of Study: Student enrolled in a non-degree certificate program or student taking an open studies course or a student auditing a course.

Eligibility: New student.

Value: Amount Varies

Number of Bursaries: Multiple bursaries available.

Tuition only bursaries are also available for new and continuing students in the Northern Dioceses of Mackenzie-Fort Smith, Whitehorse, Churchill- Hudson Bay, Corner Brooke & Labrador, Moosonee & Hearst, Keewatin – Le Pas, Grouard-McLennan.

Basilian Human Development Bursary

Established in 2004 by the Basilian Office for Social Justice for students from Northern Canadian dioceses enrolled in a distance education course at Newman Theological College.

Field of Study: Student enrolled in any distance education course at Newman Theological College.

Eligibility: Full or part-time student living in a Northern Canadian diocese.

Value: Amount varies according number of courses taken and number of eligible applicants.

Number of Bursaries: Multiple bursaries available.

Bursary Form