Santa Clara University

Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University in Berkeley

Bachelor of Sacred Theology (S.T.B.)


Are you from an international country in search of a school that offers the Bachelor of Sacred Theology degree program?  The Jesuit School of Theology offers the Bachelor of Sacred Theology degree as an enhancement of the Master of Divinity degree program.  S.T.B. students participate in the M.Div. degree program and complete additional requirements.  This degree is a Roman Catholic ecclesiastical degree that ensures a solid knowledge of theology and a strong foundation in Catholic doctrine.  The program prepares students for various forms of ministry and further academic study in service to the Church of the 21st century.


Admissions Deadline: July 1st

**After July 1st, contact admissions directly.


  1. The degree of Bachelor of Arts or its equivalent with at least 24 semesters hours or 32 quarter hours of philosophy.
  2. A "suitable knowledge of the Latin language" is required. This is understood to be a working reading knowledge sufficient to use ecclesiastical documents in Latin. This requirement can be met either by course work, generally two semesters, or by an examination.
  3. The applicant should possess the personal maturity and faith commitment commensurate with preparation for full-time ministry. To this end, preference is given to applicants who have at least one year of post-college work experience, and at least part-time, directly ministerial experience.

**Click here for more specific information about this program.

Conact the In-House Registrar, Lorna McKeown, with any questions about the Bachelor of Sacred Theology degree program:

Lorna McKeown

Assistant Academic Dean

In-House Registrar

(510) 549-5014

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Contact Admissions
Please refer all inquires, including requests for application forms, directly to:

Admissions Department

Maureen Beckman

Assistant Dean of Enrollment Management and Marketing
Phone: (510) 549-5016

Kristin Casey
Associate Director of Enrollment Management
Phone: (510) 549-5013

Mailing Address:
Jesuit School of Theology of Santa Clara University
ATTN: Admissions
1735 LeRoy Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94709