Master of Theology (M.Th) | Dominican University College

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Master of Theology

One Year Program



This program aims to equip you with foundational research skills and abilities in the field of theology (Scripture, moral and systematic). Over the course of a full year, you will be initiated to graduate level methodology through seminars, courses, a comprehensive exam, and a 50 page research paper. The M.Th. prepares you for diverse work in the Church, NGOs, public and private social organisations, journalism, etc.

Note: This program certifies High School Religion Teachers to increase on the pay scale qualifications.

If you are interested in pursuing a PhD studies in Theology, the Master of Arts in Theology program is recommended instead.


Program Overview

Civil Master of Theology (M.Th.) - 24 credits


Program Requirements



Year 1

Two research seminars


Fall / Winter

One course on theological methodology



One optional graduate course



Two courses from the undergraduate level


Fall/ Winter

One oral exam of 9 prepared questions



One research paper of 50 pages





Admission Requirements

To be admitted to the M.Th. program, applicants must have:

  • Have a Bachelor’s in Theology (B.Th.) or the equivalent from a recognized college or university with an average grade of B- or above;

  • Be fluent in English or French and have a working knowledge of the other language (French or English). A high level of reading and oral understanding of French is required since French is the main language of the academic courses;

  • Have at least a working knowledge of one or more of the ancient languages (Latin, Greek, Hebrew), only if their thesis deals with original sources. The knowledge of these languages is necessary, however, for the canonical degree.


Related Pages



Title Course Code Language Semester Time Academic Year
Sacrements et Liturgie/Sacraments and Liturgy (Ph.D.) DTHI/DTHY 6463 Bilingual - Bilingue Winter mercredi, 8h30-11h20 2020-21
Méthodes théologiques / Theological Methods (M.A.Th.) DTHI/DTHY 5080 Bilingual - Bilingue Fall lundi, 13h30-16h20 2020-21
Bible et archéologie/Bible and Archeology (Ph.D.) DTHI/DTHY 6110 Bilingual - Bilingue Fall mercredi, 8h30-11h20 2020-21