Students may apply and begin taking courses in any of the six terms: Fall I and II, Spring I and II, and Summer I and II. Applications are accepted on a rolling admissions basis. Catholic Distance University does not discriminate against any applicant or student on the basis of sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, or any other status protected by applicable law.

CDU requires official high school or college transcripts; those presenting official transcripts are not required to provide SAT, ACT, or GRE scores. Those who have not earned college credit must submit an official state high school transcript. For homeschooled students from states that do not issue official state transcripts, either a GED exam, SAT or ACT scores may be required along with transcript. Alternatively, students may successfully complete a first course at CDU prior to program admission.

Official transcripts must be sent directly from the university, college, or school to:

Registrar
Catholic Distance University
300 South George St.
Charles Town, WV 25414

Official transcripts may be submitted electronically by emailing registrar@cdu.edu.

College Board number: 9188
CLEP score recipient code: 8086

Programs

Read about the MA in Theology.

Complete a free online application. For a complete list of program requirements, click here.

Provide proof of a bachelor’s degree from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the U. S. Department of Education or its equivalent for non-U.S. schools. Official transcripts validating a bachelor’s degree are needed before you can be accepted into the MA program.

Have someone who is familiar with your academic or professional work submit a letter of recommendation to registrar@cdu.edu.

Submit a brief statement of purpose (250 words or less) to registrar@cdu.edu on why you are pursuing online graduate study in theology.

Students will be notified of acceptance via email shortly after all materials have been submitted and reviewed.

Students may apply and begin taking courses in any of the six terms: Fall I and II, Winter I and II, and Summer I and II. Applications are accepted on a rolling admissions basis. CDU does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, age, religion, or national origin.

Read about the MA in Theology and Educational Ministry.

Complete a free online application. For a complete list of program requirements, click here.

Provide proof of a bachelor’s degree from an institution accredited by an agency recognized by the U. S. Department of Education, or its equivalent for non-U.S. schools. Official transcripts validating a bachelor’s degree are needed before you can be accepted into the MA program.

Have someone who is familiar with your academic or professional work submit a letter of recommendation to registrar@cdu.edu.

Submit a brief statement of purpose (250 words or less) to registrar@cdu.edu on why you are pursuing online graduate study in theology.

Students will be notified of acceptance via email shortly after all materials have been submitted and reviewed.

Students may apply and begin taking courses in any of the six terms: Fall I and II, Winter I and II, and Summer I and II. Applications are accepted on a rolling admissions basis. CDU does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, age, religion, or national origin.

Read about the BA in Theology Program.

Complete a free online application. Submit an official high school transcript, official homeschool transcript, or GED certificate. (For homeschooled students from states that do not issue official state transcripts, submit either a GED exam, SAT or ACT scores along with transcript). One letter of recommendation is also required. For a list of acceptable documentation and full program requirements, click here.

Students may apply and begin taking courses in any of the six terms: Fall I and II, Winter I and II, and Summer I and II. Applications are accepted on a rolling admissions basis. CDU does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, age, religion, or national origin.

Read about the  AA in Liberal Arts.

Complete a free online application. Submit an official high school transcript, official homeschool transcript, or GED certificate. (For homeschooled students from states that do not issue official state transcripts, submit either a GED exam, SAT or ACT scores along with transcript). One letter of recommendation is also required. For a list of acceptable documentation and full program requirements, click here.

Students may apply and begin taking courses in any of the six terms: Fall I and II, Winter I and II, and Summer I and II. Applications are accepted on a rolling admissions basis. CDU does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, age, religion, or national origin.

Read about the Catechetical Diploma.

Complete a free online application. For a complete list of program requirements, click here.

Send an official transcript from high school, GED, or most recent undergraduate institution attended and a letter of recommendation.

Students may apply and begin taking courses in any of the six terms: Fall I and II, Winter I and II, and Summer I and II. Applications are accepted on a rolling admissions basis. CDU does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, age, religion, or national origin.

Read about the Graduate Certificate for Catholic Educators.

Complete a free online application. For a complete list of program requirements, click here.

Have an official transcript from the accredited institution where you completed your undergraduate degree sent to registrar@cdu.edu.

Have someone who is familiar with your academic or professional work submit a letter of recommendation to registrar@cdu.edu.

Submit a brief statement of purpose (250 words or less) to registrar@cdu.edu on why you are pursuing online graduate study in theology.

Students will be notified of acceptance via email shortly after all materials have been submitted and reviewed.

Accepted students may begin by taking one of three courses: THEO 503 The Catholic Theological Tradition, THEO 510 Revelation and Faith, or SCRPT 530 Introduction to Scripture and Salvation History.

Credits earned are transferable to the MA degree programs as students may decide later to pursue a full degree.

Students may apply and begin taking courses in any of the six terms: Fall I and II, Winter I and II, and Summer I and II. Applications are accepted on a rolling admissions basis. CDU does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, age, religion, or national origin.

Read about the Graduate Certificate in Catholic Social Teaching.

Complete a free online application. For a complete list of program requirements, click here.

Have an official transcript from the accredited institution where you completed your undergraduate degree sent to registrar@cdu.edu.

Have someone who is familiar with your academic or professional work submit a letter of recommendation to registrar@cdu.edu.

Submit a brief statement of purpose (250 words or less) to registrar@cdu.edu on why you are pursuing online graduate study in theology.

Credits earned are transferable to the MA degree programs as students may decide later to pursue a full degree.

Students may apply and begin taking courses in any of the six terms: Fall I and II, Winter I and II, and Summer I and II. Applications are accepted on a rolling admissions basis. CDU does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, age, religion, or national origin.

Read about the Graduate Certificate in Church History.

Complete a free online application. For a complete list of program requirements, click here.

Have an official transcript from the accredited institution where you completed your undergraduate degree sent to registrar@cdu.edu.

Have someone who is familiar with your academic or professional work submit a letter of recommendation to registrar@cdu.edu.

Submit a brief statement of purpose (250 words or less) to registrar@cdu.edu on why you are pursuing online graduate study in theology.

Students will be notified of acceptance via email shortly after all materials have been submitted and reviewed.

Accepted students may begin by taking one of three courses: THEO 503 The Catholic Theological Tradition, THEO 510 Revelation and Faith, or SCRPT 530 Introduction to Scripture and Salvation History.

Credits earned are transferable to the MA degree programs as students may decide later to pursue a full degree.

 

Students may apply and begin taking courses in any of the six terms: Fall I and II, Winter I and II, and Summer I and II. Applications are accepted on a rolling admissions basis. CDU does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, age, religion, or national origin.

Read about the Graduate Certificate in Sacred Scripture.

Complete a free online application. For a complete list of program requirements, click here.

Have an official transcript from the accredited institution where you completed your undergraduate degree sent to registrar@cdu.edu.

Have someone who is familiar with your academic or professional work submit a letter of recommendation to registrar@cdu.edu.

Submit a brief statement of purpose (250 words or less) to registrar@cdu.edu on why you are pursuing online graduate study in theology.

Students will be notified of acceptance via email shortly after all materials have been submitted and reviewed.

Accepted students may begin by taking one of three courses: THEO 503 The Catholic Theological Tradition, THEO 510 Revelation and Faith, or SCRPT 530 Introduction to Scripture and Salvation History.

Credits earned are transferable to the MA degree programs as students may decide later to pursue a full degree.

 

Students may apply and begin taking courses in any of the six terms: Fall I and II, Winter I and II, and Summer I and II. Applications are accepted on a rolling admissions basis. CDU does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, age, religion, or national origin.

Read about the Undergraduate Catechetical Coordinator Certificate.

Complete a free online application. For a complete list of program requirements, click here.

Send official transcript from high school, GED, or most recent undergraduate institution attended.

Students may apply and begin taking courses in any of the six terms: Fall I and II, Winter I and II, and Summer I and II. Applications are accepted on a rolling admissions basis. CDU does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, age, religion, or national origin.

Read about the Undergraduate History Certificate.

Complete a free online application. For a complete list of program requirements, click here.

Send official transcript from high school, GED, or most recent undergraduate institution attended to registrar@cdu.edu.

Students may apply and begin taking courses in any of the six terms: Fall I and II, Winter I and II, and Summer I and II. Applications are accepted on a rolling admissions basis. CDU does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, age, religion, or national origin.

Read about the Undergraduate Philosophy Certificate.

Complete a free online application. For a complete list of program requirements, click here.

Send official transcript from high school, GED, or most recent undergraduate institution attended to registrar@cdu.edu.

Students may apply and begin taking courses in any of the six terms: Fall I and II, Winter I and II, and Summer I and II. Applications are accepted on a rolling admissions basis. CDU does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, age, religion, or national origin.

Read about the Undergraduate Sacred Scripture Certificate.

Complete a free online application. For a complete list of program requirements, click here.

Send official transcript from high school, GED, or most recent undergraduate institution attended to registrar@cdu.edu.

Students may apply and begin taking courses in any of the six terms: Fall I and II, Winter I and II, and Summer I and II. Applications are accepted on a rolling admissions basis. CDU does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, age, religion, or national origin.

High school juniors or seniors with an unweighted GPA of at least 3.0 are eligible to take 100- or 200-level courses at Catholic Distance University.

Cost per Course: $510 tuition plus $165 tech fee.

Application Process:

  • Complete a free online application.
  • Submit an official high school transcript or official homeschool transcript, a letter of recommendation from a non-relative who can attest to the student’s readiness for university-level academic work, and consent form signed by student and parent to registrar@cdu.edu.

Students will be notified of acceptance via email shortly after all materials have been submitted and reviewed. For more information, see the ECP Student Guide.

Courses offered in upcoming terms.

Students may apply and begin taking courses in any of the five terms: Fall I and II, Winter I and II, and Summer I. Applications are accepted on a rolling admissions basis. CDU does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, age, religion, or national origin.

Contact Admissions at 1.888.254.4238 ext 700 or admissions@cdu.edu if you have any questions about the programs. The director of admissions will discuss the various options available to best meet your academic and professional goals and will help you start the application process.