The MA-Th course is a civil degree program duly recognized by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED). SThB students may opt to take the MA-Th simultaneously with the ecclesiastical program.

Admission Requirements

  1. A Bachelor’s degree and a general weighted average of at least 2.00 or equivalent
  2. Transfer Credential Certificate or Eligibility to Transfer from school last attended
  3. Completion of 18 credits of Philosophy
  4. Proficiency in the English language
  5. Qualifying exam and interview

Graduation Requirements

  1. Completion of 39 credits with grade per subject not lower than 2.00 (60% of the final grade)
  2. Passing the Comprehensive Examination (40% of final grade) made up of:
    • Written theological synthesis orally presented to the ITF Director and a professor (30%) in the comprehensive examinations.
    • Successful Oral Defense of Master’s Thesis (70%) of the comprehensive examinations.
  3. Submission of approved Master’s Thesis after it has been successfully defended orally.
  4. Final general weighted average not lower than 2.00.