The Department of Religious and Pastoral Studies trains students committed to providing spiritual leadership.
Mount St. Joseph University is home to nationally recognized experts who bring their knowledge, skills and perspectives to our department. Our small classes, academic advisors and personal attention provide a learning environment where developing pastoral competence and a true sense of community is paramount.
Learn more about our programs:
- Master of Arts in Religious Studies: A degree grounded in charity and based on compassionate ministry.
- Certificate of Pastoral Administration: Develops skills in ministerial administration, human resource management and organizational development.
- Certificate in Spirituality and Wellness: Enhances spiritual and interpersonal leadership skills of those serving diverse populations in various fields.