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Apply - Ave Maria University Graduate Programs

To submit an application to our school, please complete the following form and select Submit Application.

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Additional Documents

After completing the above material, please upload the following three documents (.pdf or .docx).

1) Professional and Academic Experience

a. List any professional experience including job title, description, and dates.
b. List any volunteer or service activities including description and dates.
c. List any honors, awards, scholarships, or certificates.
d. List proficiency levels in foreign languages, if any.
e. List total number of credits in undergraduate and graduate courses in Theology/Religion and Philosophy.
f. List any publications or presentations, if any.
g. List individuals, including their positions and institutions, from whom you have requested references.
h. How did you hear about the graduate theology programs at Ave Maria University?
i. Have you ever applied, or are planning to apply, for admission to any other graduate school(s)? If yes, please list in order to preference.
j. List any other comments or explanations judged relevant to the application.

2) Statement of Intent including explanation of academic interests, intellectual autobiography, and commitment to the Roman Catholic Church. (M.A. applications: ~500 words; Ph.D. applications: ~1,500 words)

3) Writing sample of a theological and/or philosophical character. (M.A. applications: at least five pages; Ph.D. applications: at least ten pages)

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