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The College of St. Scholastica

As a student in St. Scholastica’s theology and religious studies program, you will be able to explore religions of the world to gain new cultural competence. You will broaden your horizons through an enhanced understanding of diverse beliefs and traditions.

Your coursework will give you the opportunity to improve your ability to read, discuss and write about theological, religious and biblical topics. You will be able to speak to the role of faith, religion and the Catholic Intellectual Tradition in shaping meaning in personal and public contexts. You’ll learn how to examine critical questions from a perspective of human dignity, social justice and religious values.

As with all St. Scholastica majors, you will benefit from small class sizes and individualized attention from your professors, and your coursework will sharpen your critical thinking, ethical decision-making and communication skills.

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Benedictine Scholarship

All new first-year applicants to St. Scholastica will be awarded either the Benedictine Scholarship or the Access Award, upon admission to the College.

Financial Aid

100% of traditional incoming undergraduates receive some type of financial aid. The average for scholarships, grants and/or loans is $31,841.

Degree Details

Tuition

Are You Looking for a Face-to-Face (on-campus) Experience?

St. Scholastica’s longstanding commitment to inclusivity and generous financial aid packages make our world-class educational programs accessible to students from any background.

Curriculum

Visit our Catalog to view the program, course and degree requirements, and learning outcomes. Be sure to create your course plan in consultation with your advisor.

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Internships

Numerous internship opportunities are available that offer students significant leadership experience in religious or theological education, child or youth ministry, retreat work, or social justice. Department faculty work closely with students to identify and secure internships.

Career Outlook

Graduates of this program are prepared for careers in Catholic or Protestant parishes/congregations, and social justice and community organizations, as well as for advanced graduate studies in theology and philosophy or in law, medicine, non-profit management.

Pair with a Language

Boost your brainpower and give yourself a competitive edge in our global economy by pairing your major with a language. St. Scholastica offers programs and courses in American Sign Language, German, Ojibwe, Russian and Spanish.

Meet Our Faculty

Experienced, Dedicated and Distinguished Educators

Expect to be heard, to be challenged and to be involved. St. Scholastica faculty are world-class scholars and experts in their field who invest in your success. Our values of community, respect, stewardship, hospitality and love of learning reflect our faculty’s commitment to lifting up others and celebrating our common humanity.