Graduate degree programs

Conjoint - Master of Arts (MA) in Theological Studies

The Master of Arts (MA) in Theological Studies is a full-time research master’s program intended to provide students with the analytical skills, methodological rigour and knowledge base that will enable them to carry out research at the leading edges of their areas of specialization. This master’s is a research degree very well suited for those desiring to pursue further research in a doctoral program.

Conjoint - Doctor of Ministry (DMin)

The Doctor of Ministry is a conjoint degree with the University of Toronto. The program provides the opportunity to develop a comprehensive and critical understanding of ministry in which theory and practice inform and enhance one other. It is designed to assist students in gaining advanced expertise in the general practice of ministry as well as advanced skill in a specialized area of research particular to their ministry.

Conjoint - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Theological Studies

The conjoint Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Theological Studies program is intended to provide students with the analytical skills, methodological rigour and knowledge base that will enable them to carry out innovative research at the leading edges of their areas of specialization. In practical terms, the purpose of the program is to produce graduates who will be qualified to teach theological (and related) subjects in universities, liberal arts colleges and theological schools.

Doctor of Theology (ThD)*

*The conjoint Doctor of Theology (ThD) is no longer open to admissions. It has been replaced by a new conjoint PhD in Theological Studies.

TST is strongly committed to supporting all currently registered ThD students to the completion of their programs.

More information about TST’s previous doctoral program degrees can be found in the ThD and PhD Handbook.

Master of Arts (MA) in Theology (St. Michael's)*

*CLOSURE: Please note that as of Fall 2016 TST has closed admissions to the non-conjoint MA in Theology (University of St. Michael’s College). The new conjoint MA in Theological Studies replaces the non-conjoint MA in Theology. TST, of course, is strongly committed to supporting all students to the completion of the programs into which they were admitted.

Conjoint - Master of Theology (ThM)

This program is designed to deepen students' knowledge of theology and further their preparation for doctoral study or pastoral ministry. To accomplish this, two options for the ThM program are offered: