- Graduate Program Overview
- M.A. Program
- M.A.C.D. Program
- Ph.D. Program
- Forms and Documents
- Graduate Program Resources
Department of Theology
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The Master of Arts in Christian Doctrine program is designed for individuals seeking to improve their understandings of the Christian faith and its connection to their personal and professional endeavors. Students enrolled in the program pursue their degrees through online coursework or through a combination of online and on-campus coursework. The M.A.C.D. program attracts students from a variety of backgrounds, including teachers of religious studies, physicians, lawyers, business people, diocesan and parish employees, those pursuing second careers as church lay officers, and those interested in personal theological enrichment.
The M.A.C.D. program can be completed entirely online or through a combination of online and on-campus coursework in conjunction with our M.A. and Ph.D. programs. Both options feature courses taught by Marquette faculty members.
The M.A.C.D. program requires thirty credit hours of coursework, or ten courses. Seven of those courses must be the following core courses:
The remaining three courses are electives, which the student may choose from any of the department's graduate-level course offerings. After successfully completing all of his or her coursework, the student must write a comprehensive paper integrating what he or she has learned in his or her coursework and applying it to his or her personal and/or vocational goals. Please see our departmental policies and procedures for further information on the program's curricular requirements.
Upon completing the program, graduates will be able to...
In addition, applicants should possess some familiarity with the Christian Scriptures and basic Christian doctrines.
Partial tuition scholarships are available to qualified students, including scholarships exclusively for local Catholic school teachers or those planning to teach in Catholic schools or parishes. See our financial aid page for further information.
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For more information about the M.A.C.D. Program, please contact the program director.
Karen Ross, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor