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Aquinas Institute of Theology

Graduate and Professional Programs

St. Louis, MO

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Aquinas Institute of Theology

Overview

Aquinas Institute of Theology / Graduate and Professional Programs is located in St. Louis, MO, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies/Master of Social Work (MAPS/MSW)
Master of Arts/Doctor of Philosophy (MA/PhD)
Master of Divinity/Master of Arts (M Div/MA)
(Certificate) Spiritual direction
(Certificate) Biblical studies
Master of Arts (MA) Theology
Doctor of Ministry (D Min) Preaching
Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministry (MAPM) Pastoral ministry
Master of Divinity (M Div) Theology
Master of Music (MM) Church music
Master of Arts in Health Care Mission (MAHCM) Health care mission
(Certificate) Pastoral care
Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies (MAPS) Pastoral studies
(Certificate) Thomistic studies
Master of Divinity (M Div) Ministry

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 25
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam MAT
Varies
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
No
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 15th March 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 15th November 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam MAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 years of ministerial experience, 6 hours of graduate course work in homiletics, M Div or the equivalent, minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

146
Total Graduate Students
40%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
59%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.11%
Black or African American 6.16%
White or Caucasian 78%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.68%
Asian 2.74%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.68%
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.37%

Gender

Male (58%)
Female (41%)

Faculty

38
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 24
Male (23)
Female (15)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Theology of preaching, hermeneutics, lay ecclesial ministry, pastoral and practical theology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 23 South Spring Avenue
St. Louis, MO  63108
United States
Contact Fr. Gregory Heille
Vice-President/Academic Dean
Email: heille@ai.edu
Phone: 314-256-8800
Fax: 314-256-8888