Welcome to Christ the King Seminary, a graduate school of theology and pastoral ministry which has been training individuals to serve of the People of God since its founding in 1857. A seminary education is a unique learning experience. As a graduate school, there is the same dedication to learning and academic rigor as other institutions offering advanced degrees. As a seminary, this learning is combined with structured pastoral experiences to prepare graduates to serve the needs of others.
To meet these various goals, Christ the King Seminary offers four graduate degrees:
Master of Divinity, Track I: A four year, 110 credit hour program designed for seminarians enrolled in the Program of Priestly Formation.
Master of Divinity, Track II: A three year, 90 credit hour program available for those students seeking training in ministerial and liturgical leadership, but who are not enrolled in the Program of Priestly Formation.
Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry: A two year, 42 credit hour program designed to prepare individuals for pastoral ministry. Concentrations are available in Religious Education and Youth Ministry.
Master of Arts in Theology: A two year, 36 credit hour program which focuses primarily on an academic study of theology. Concentrations are available in biblical studies and systematic theology.
Through these degrees, Christ the King Seminary can prepare individuals for a wide range of ministries. Our alumni are ministering as priests, deacons, women and men religious, parish administrators, pastoral associates, catechists, directors of religious education, youth ministers, teachers in our Catholic schools, hospital chaplains, campus ministers, prison chaplains, and volunteers. You can download a copy of our Graduate Degree Programs brochure for more information.
In addition to our graduate degrees, the seminary offers a Continuing Education Program for individuals. Classes include courses in scriptural, theological, and pastoral studies.