USML | S.T.B. Admission Requirements

Baccalaureate in Sacred Theology (S.T.B.)

S.T.B. Admission Requirements

  • Completion of the Application. This includes a Required Immunization Information Form which is mandated by the State of Illinois, Acts 85-1315. (Current M.Div. students should already have this form on file). All this material can obtained from the Office of Registrar or the website. 

  • An accredited bavhelor's degree with: 
      1. a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2 

      2. twelve semester hours of theological or religious studies (including introductions to the Old and New Testaments)

      3. thirty semester hours of philosophical studies oriented toward Catholic theology (including an introduction to philosophical questions and method, medieval philosophy, and modern or contemporary philosophy).
  • Official transcripts of undergraduate and post-college academic work 
  • Two letters of recommendation from teachers in theology or philosophy 
  • A personal essayof approximately 1000 words explaining the applicant’s intellectual interests and reasons for pursuing the degree 

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