Theology Program

Saint Leo University admissions are rolling, which means you can enroll at any time and begin your studies during one of our three convenient start dates throughout the year.

Use the following process if you are applying to the M.A. Theology program.

We base our admission decisions on consideration of all criteria. Each applicant is evaluated individually. Your motivation, maturity, work experience, and leadership qualities are carefully considered along with academic records and test scores.

Admission to Saint Leo University is a simple, straightforward process. In order to become a degree-seeking student in our theology program, you will need to complete the following steps.


Application Process

Admission to Saint Leo's graduate Theology program is a simple, straightforward process. Applicants should submit the following materials 60 days before the beginning of the term in which they wish to enroll.

Applicants must hold a bachelor's and/or master's degree from a U.S. regionally accredited institution with a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4-point scale, unless otherwise approved by the graduate Theology program office for a waiver.

  1. Application
    Fill out the online application or download, complete and return the application for graduate admission.
  2. Application Fee
    Submit a one-time, non-refundable $80 application fee.
  3. Official Transcripts
    Send official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions you've previously attended to the Office of Graduate Admission. A United States equivalency evaluation must accompany transcripts from foreign institutions, which must be certified by an approved evaluation service. Graduates or former students of Saint Leo University do not need to submit transcripts if they have been previously been submitted and are on file. Download Transcript Request Form.
  4. Professional Recommendation
    Arrange for one professional recommendation from your supervisor or pastor in ministry that can be completed on forms you can download here . Download Professional Recommendation Form.
  5. Statement of Professional Goals
    Statement of Professional Goals- Submit a written statement of 250 words or more that outlines how your educational and career goals match Saint Leo University's program.
  6. Financial Aid & Payment Options
    Determine how you plan to pay for the program. If using Financial Aid, complete the FAFSA online. It is in your best interest to complete the financial aid process as early as possible.

Completed applications will remain active for up to two years. Conditional admission as a non-degree seeking student may be granted only for up to six semester hours of graduate work.

Application, letters and transcripts can be sent to:

Director of Graduate Admission - MC2248
Saint Leo University
P.O. Box 6665
Saint Leo, FL 33574-6665
grad.admissions@saintleo.edu