What's different about Mount Mary's Theology Major?
Mount Mary University’s theology major creates opportunities for you to understand and find meaning in the Judeo-Christian tradition and enter into dialogue with both Christian and non-Christian traditions. Through the program, you can develop your spirituality, participate in internships and study abroad. Students from all faith traditions are welcome to study theology at Mount Mary.
A theology degree prepares you for careers in church ministry or for pursuing graduate school for ministry or teaching at the college level. It also can be paired with a teacher education major if you want to pursue a career teaching religious education. Theology students are strongly encouraged to do at least one internship. Discover more about theology careers.
Minor in Theology
Complete degree requirements for a minor in theology and a listing of courses are available in the Undergraduate Bulletin.
Flexible Curriculum to Match Your Interests
Mount Mary offers a Bachelor of Arts in theology, as well as a minor and post-baccalaureate certificate in theology. Theology courses encourage you to explore diverse religious traditions and theological viewpoints. You’ll learn from qualified professors and receive a solid foundation in biblical, historical and systematic (ethics) theology. The flexible curriculum allows you to take course in areas you are most interested.
Study Theology in Italy
You can earn theology credits while studying abroad. In particular, every other year a three-week program in Italy offers a course on early Christianity in Rome.
Theology Activities Outside of Class
Mount Mary has a chapter of Theta Alpha Kappa, the national theology honor society. The theology program holds events and encourages student groups to share their faith and discuss theological topics. Learn more about theology student activities.
Scholarships for Theology Majors
In addition to academic scholarships, Mount Mary offers many other scholarships to help make a college education affordable.