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Theology (THEO) and Religious Studies (REST) Application Requirements

Applicants to the M.A. and M.A.C.D. programs must submit the following materials:

  1. A completed online application form and $50 application fee.
  2. Complete, official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from all current and previous colleges/universities except Marquette, sent by issuing institutions directly to the Graduate School.
  3. Results of the Graduate Record Examination (General Test only).
  4. A brief statement of purpose that includes: reasons for wanting to enter the program, vocational objectives, special areas of interest, and reasons for selecting Marquette's program.
  5. Three letters of recommendation.
  6. (For applicants without an undergraduate degree in theology) a list of all college work in theology - course work, level and instructor, even though some of this also appears on official transcripts submitted.
  7. (For international applicants only) a TOEFL score or other acceptable proof of English proficiency.

Applicants to the Ph.D. program should submit the following materials:

  1. A completed online application form and $50 application fee.
  2. Complete, official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from all current and previous colleges/universities except Marquette, sent by issuing institutions directly to the Marquette Graduate School.
  3. Results of the Graduate Record Examination (General Test only).
  4. A brief statement of purpose that includes: reasons for wanting to enter the program, vocational objectives, special areas of interest, and reasons for selecting Marquette's program.
  5. Three letters of recommendation. (Note: For applicants who are current Marquette students, and who plan to stay at Marquette for the doctorate, three new letters of recommendation are required.)
  6. A statement of language proficiency: a list of formal course work, especially graduate reading courses, indicating when and where taken and grade earned; a description of private study, indicating when and where undertaken; and an estimate of present facility in reading, writing and speaking.
  7. An academic writing sample of not more than 20 pages.
  8. (For international applicants only) a TOEFL score or other acceptable proof of English proficiency.

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