Deepening Faith Through Knowledge

Welcome to St. Bernard's, a Roman Catholic graduate and professional school located in the dioceses of Rochester, Albany and Syracuse New York.  We offer three masters degrees in theology, and a range of continuing education opportunities for those looking for further education in their profession, and those seeking personal enrichment and a deeper understanding of the convictions of faith.

Why study at St. Bernard's?  Listen to what current students are saying:


Our Mission:

St. Bernard’s School of Theology and Ministry, a Roman Catholic graduate and professional school, educates and assists women and men in academic, ministerial, interpersonal, and spiritual formation for the purpose of serving the Church through diverse forms of lay and ordained ministries, theological scholarship, and Christian service in society.

Program Offerings:






Albany Extension

Syracuse Offerings

Certificate Programs


Continuing Education

Professional Development

Special Events

Diaconate Program

Instituto Pastoral Hispano
(en español)







Pathways to Ministry:

Nurturing faith’s journey