School of Theology & Ministry


Where faith and tradition meet experience and action. - Terence E. Hogan | Dean

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Featured Program: Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies

Grounded in the rich legacy of the Catholic heritage of faith and reason, the focus of the Religious Studies program at St. Thomas University is one of a global theology. It explores the implications, both practical and pastoral, of faith’s search for understanding. The program respects the religious diversity of our student body and reflects our position that religious understanding is fundamental to peace and justice in the world with its rich array of religions and religious practices.

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Master of Arts in Pastoral Ministries

Begun in 1980, the 36-credit hour MAPM degree prepares adult learners for the challenges of serving in increasingly complex and varied ministerial contexts, with hundreds of graduates taking up positions across the country. We have offered innovative formats for classes (hybrid, weekend, and teleconferencing options) to cater to the lives of working adults. Students are prepared for a variety of ministries within the church, as well as for further graduate studies.

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St. Thomas University Receives Lilly Endowment Grant to Help Pastors Thrive in Congregational Leadership

October 9, 2018 St. Thomas University (STU) has received a $1 million grant to help establish a unique program Investing in Pastors: Thriving in Ministry in South Florida. It is part of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s Thriving in Ministry, an initiative that supports a variety of religious organizations across the nation as they create or strengthen programs that help pastors build relationships with experienced clergy who can serve as mentors and guide them through key leadership challenges in congregational ministry. Read More
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STU Announces First Head Football Coach, William Rychel

October 15, 2018 William Rychel, the offensive coordinator and offensive line coach at Savannah State University, has been named St. Thomas University’s (STU) first head football coach.“I targeted Coach Rychel to start the program at St. Thomas University because he was one of the key drivers who helped me start a football program at Notre Dame College in Cleveland,” said STU President David A. Armstrong. Read More
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STU Names Institute for Data Science and Analytics

October 1, 2018 St. Thomas University (STU) has established and named its Institute for Data Science and Analytics in honor of Lisa and Victor Mendelson.This significant gift helps propel the University’s data analytics and data science programs forward as a leading tech hub for Latin America and Europe. The Mendelson Family gift will name the Institute for Data Science and Analytics; fund the building of two state-of-the art computer laboratories within the new Gus Machado School of Business Building. Read More

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Library Summer Hours Saturday, July 15, 2017 to Sunday, August 20, 2017
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Soccer Camp Monday, July 24 - 9 am
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Soccer Camp Tuesday, July 25 - 9 am
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Soccer Camp Wednesday, July 26 - 9 am