GRADUATE SCHOOL

EARN YOUR MA DEGREE ONLINE!

At Catholic Distance University, students discover the beauty of the Faith through academic study. CDU offers a fully Catholic, fully online education to prepare graduates for a career. Students love being a part of a real community with a real presence in the world. Like our motto says, with a CDU education, you’ll find Joy from the Truth.

SPIRITUALLY

Delve deeper into the teachings and traditions of the Church.

PERSONALLY

Serve others and make a significant difference in your community.

PROFESSIONALLY

Forge a career in ministry, teaching or leadership.

OUR CURRICULUM

In every program of study, students are well formed to be leaders in their fields. The interdisciplinary courses are taught by world-class professors through engaging and dynamic content and lectures. Students are well-rounded in various subjects, all while receiving a solid, authentically Catholic education.

“A Catholic university shares that Gaudium de Veritate, so precious to St. Augustine, which is that joy of searching for, discovering and communicating truth in every field of knowledge.”

– Pope Saint John Paul II

Become an Instrument for God Everywhere

Discerning God’s will for your faith journey isn’t easy, but CDU is prepared to help. Are you ready to deepen your faith, become a leader in promoting Christ and boost your employability right from home? Join today’s leaders in faith by earning your MA degree with CDU!

Here’s how to get started

1. APPLY ONLINE

Complete the easy and free application in just 15 minutes and submit your application materials. Our friendly admissions team is available to answer any questions you may have.

2. MEET YOUR ACADEMIC ADVISOR

Our advisors are here to guide you throughout your graduate journey, providing support and networking opportunities.

3. ENJOY A TRANSFORMATIVE LEARNING EXPERIENCE

As a member of the CDU family, you join a thriving community serving the Church and God.

Explore our Fully Online Graduate Degree and Certificate Programs

Whether you’re interested in Sacred Scripture, Philosophy, Theology, Sacraments, Spirituality or Church History, our online guide will help you find the right courses to achieve your goals.