Online MA
Theology or Catechetics

The online Master of Arts in Catechetics and Evangelization (MACE) and online Master of Arts in Theology and Christian Ministry (MATCM) degrees empower you to be more effective in leading others to a deeper intimacy with Jesus Christ.

Diocese of Venice Students
Receive 1/3 Off Tuition
Online MA in Theology or Catechetics
Franciscan University of Steubenville

Prerequisite courses may be taken at the Institute for up to 2/3 off tuition.

Coming FALL 2021 What is Catholic Theology?: Ecclesial Nature and Mission of Theology

Our program is accessible.

Students only need a bachelor's degree in any discipline to begin the program.

Our program is convenient.

Program can be done 100% online.

Our program is respected.

Professors include Dr. Scott Hahn, Dr. Michael Sirilla, Dr. John Bergsma, and other great minds!

Who is this program for?

Whether you’re looking to serve the Church better as a catechist, diocesan or parish faith formation director, youth minister, RCIA leader, or religion teacher, or simply to grow in your understanding of the Catholic faith, our partnership with Franciscan University of Steubenville offers you the chance to acquire the knowledge and skills you need at a third off the regular tuition rates. You can save even more money by taking your prerequisite courses through the Institute for Catholic Studies and Formation.

The Master of Arts in Catechetics and Evangelization (MACE) and the Master of Arts in Theology and Christian Ministry (MATCM) degrees empower you to be more effective in leading others to a deeper intimacy with Jesus Christ.

For more information and to apply

Program information at Franciscan University of Steubenville:

Contact Institute for Catholic Studies and Formation:

Email Dr John Gresham Director of the Institute:

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