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Faculty of Theology

Faithful and Creative Theology, Today and Tomorrow

Welcome to St. Michael’s. The Faculty of Theology is an academic community of faith and learning which is committed to the scholarly exploration of contemporary issues associated with social justice, ecumenism, ecological issues and globalism in theology examined through the lens of Vatican II. The Faculty carries out its mission in the context of its vision statement, Faithful and Creative Theology, Today and Tomorrow. Read more »

On behalf of the members of the Faculty of Theology, I extend a cordial invitation to you to consider meeting personal, professional or academic goals through theological study in a rich and diverse setting which includes all of the member Colleges of the Toronto School of Theology and the University of Toronto.

In the heart of the city, at the crossroads of diversity, the community that is the University of St. Michael’s College Faculty of Theology provides an opportunity and a setting for study and prayer and interaction with others who are open to sharing their faith, learning, questions and ministry as together you continue to explore the academic dimensions of your faith.

Professor Anne Anderson, c.s.j.
President & Vice-Chancellor


  • Faculty of Theology Offers Scholarships to Incoming Doctoral Students

    The University of St. Michael’s College is pleased to offer up to four scholarships, annually, to qualified incoming doctoral students in the Faculty of Theology. Each scholarship guarantees $15,000 CAD per year for a period of four years for a total scholarship amount of $60,000 CAD each.

  • Theology Has Moved!

    New Office Address
    3rd Floor, Muzzo Alumni Hall,
    121 St. Joseph Street,
    Toronto, ON M5S 3C2 Canada

    Same Mailing Address
    81 St. Mary Street,
    Toronto, ON M5S 1J4 Canada

Programs of Study

The Faculty of Theology currently offers nine degree and two diploma programs:

Basic Degree Programs

  • Master of Divinity (MDiv)
  • Master of Theological Studies (MTS
  • Master of Religious Education (MRE)
  • Master of Arts in Catholic Leadership (MACL)
  • Diploma in Religious Education (DipRE) is designed for persons involved in the ministry of religious education, either formally or informally. 

Advanced Degree Programs

  • Master of Theology (ThM)
  • Doctor of Ministry (DMin)
  • Master of Arts in Theology (MA in Theology)
  • Doctor of Theology (ThD)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD in Theology)

Non-Degree Programs

  • Diploma in Religious Education (DipRE)
  • Diploma in Theological Studies Program (DipTS)
  • Certificate of Specialization in Theology and Ecology

Audit a Course For Free

Available to alumni and employees of the University of St. Michael’s College and employees of the Archdiocese of Toronto, the Faculty of Theology is offering an opportunity for the aforesaid groups to experience what a theological education looks like and why such an education is a great source of personal and spiritual enrichment. As a course auditor, you have no academic responsibilities, this is merely to introduce you to know more about theology and it is our hope that this may help you learn about issues and concerns in a theological manner.

For a list of couses, please email: the Student Services Officer

Download the application form for more information.

Educational Effectiveness

Top Three Words Describing the Faculty of Theology Experience: Challenging, Enlightening, Fulfilling