Master of Arts in Ministry

Diaconal Ministry

The Master of Arts in Ministry grounds students in the theological tradition and prepares them for service in parish and social ministries.

M.A.M. Program Information

Application Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or the equivalent
  • Official transcripts of post-secondary coursework
  • Three letters of recommendation from educational or professional contacts
  • Typewritten narrative
  • Resume/CV

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Application Deadline: Rolling Admission 


The Concentration in Diaconal Ministry provides students a strong Catholic theological foundation and advances student’s ministry skills for teaching, preaching, parish leadership, and pastoral care.

This concentration is designed to equip candidates for the Permanent Diaconate in the Diocese of Saint Cloud who will serve in a variety of parish ministries

Students are required to take HCHR 402 and HCHR 404. They select 1 course (3 credits) each in Old Testament, New Testament, Systematic Theology, Moral Theology, and Liturgy, and Field Education.