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Graduate Theology Application Process

step 1

Apply to the Newman University Graduate Program

APPLY ONLINE

$35 application fee applies

TRANSCRIPTS

Please request official transcripts documenting receipt of a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university (Master in Theological Studies: degree in any field; Master of Arts in Theology: degree in Theology, Philosophy, History or related field). Please have transcripts send directly to Newman University. 

Visit the school website(s) or use an online transcript request service such as the Student Clearinghouse to request transcripts. Transcripts can be sent to G[email protected]

Note: If you are a Newman University graduate, you do not need to request your Newman University transcripts.

Step 2

Submit Application Documents for the Graduate Theology Program

RECOMMENDATION FORMS

Please provide (1) confidential letter of recommendation and mail it to:

Newman University
Admissions Processing
3100 McCormick
Wichita, Kansas 67213

-or- the person providing the recommendation may email the form to G[email protected]

PERSONAL STATEMENT

A typed personal essay of not more than 700 words describing the applicant’s interest in Theology and reasons and goals for pursuing graduate study in this area. Please submit personal statement to G[email protected] 

WRITING SAMPLE – MASTER OF ARTS IN THEOLOGY ONLY

Provide an academic writing sample of approximately 8 – 10 pages demonstrating skills in critical thinking, logical argumentation and writing style from any field of study. For questions regarding this requirement, please contact the Graduate Theology program director Dr. Joshua Papsdorf, at [email protected].

ST. MARIA DE MATTIAS SCHOLARSHIP

For those seeking a scholarship from the St. Maria de Mattias Endowment, a letter of recommendation must come from the applicant’s pastor.  Students from the Diocese of Wichita and Dodge City, Kansas, who are involved in any type of catechetical ministry, are eligible. For questions about this scholarship, contact Dr. Joshua Papsdorf ([email protected])

THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN THE GRADUATE THEOLOGY PROGRAM