To study Theology at USF is to deepen your own faith while developing the skills needed to serve God and the world. Our curriculum will give you a thorough understanding of the Catholic Intellectual Tradition and its greatest thinkers, from Saint Augustan to Pope John Paul II.
In addition, you will:
Our curriculum allows you to concentrate in additional academic areas in order to build a personalized degree program.
The professors really care about the students at Saint Francis. They support our dreams and aspirations and they connect us to opportunities. For example, I had a full time professional job lined up before I even graduated and it came through my USF internship.
Stacey Huneck ’14
St. Charles Parish
Master’s candidate in Theological Studies at the University of Notre Dame
A degree in Theology will prepare you to work as a theology or religion teacher or for a variety of parish or diocesan positions. Because of our strong liberal arts tradition, you will also be a prime candidate for graduate studies in theology, law, business or medicine.
USF Theology alumni work as:
Our Theology & Ministry faculty have expertise in a variety of topics within the field. In addition to teaching, they research, publish, and publicly present their scholarship. All full-time faculty members are Catholic and hold a mandatum from the local bishop — a commitment to teach in full communion with the Catholic Church.
A forum for understanding important topics within the Catholic and Franciscan traditions; all lectures are free & open to the public.
Theology at USF is unique in giving students the opportunity to study both Western and Eastern traditions of Christianity (especially Byzantine and Coptic) in ways that are respectful and faithful to those traditions, while open to the context of our time.
Dr. Adam Deville