Degree Programs

Boston University School of Theology is one of about 15 university-based seminaries in the United States. We are a medium-sized seminary serving just over 350 students, and yet we enjoy the resources of the country’s fourth largest private research university, BU.

Academically, this means interdisciplinary study is not only available but encouraged. Our seven degree programs provide opportunity for specialization in a number of academic fields, and students can cross-register for coursework at other schools within BU, such as the schools of Management, Social Work, Public Health, Communications, Education, Hospitality Administration, and Fine Arts. The Boston Theological Inter-religious Consortium (BTI) provides additional cross-registration possibilities. Such robust options for coursework allow students in any program a depth of research and vocational discernment unheard of in most seminary contexts.

We invite you to learn more about the degree programs we offer.

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