Applicants to this dual program must complete the application requirements for both the Master of Arts in Theology at Aquinas Institute of Theology and the PhD in Health Care Ethics at Saint Louis University. Acceptance into both programs is required for admission into the dual degree program.
In order to follow the set curriculum of the MA-PhD agreement, students must apply and be admitted to the programs simultaneously for a Fall start.
Should a student miss the application deadlines to begin the dual program with a Fall start, they may apply as a Master of Arts in Theology student at Aquinas for Fall admission seek admission to the PhD program within their first semester at Aquinas. The student will follow the regular curriculum of the MA program at Aquinas and will not be considered an MA-PhD student until admitted to the PhD program, at which time they will begin to follow the MA-PhD curriculum.
To learn more about the PhD in Health Care Ethics and their admission requirements, click here.