Online Graduate Programs Application - St. Bernard's

Graduate Programs Application

Use the below application to apply for graduate studies in one of our four Master’s programs: Master of Arts (Theological Studies), Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies, Master of Divinity, and Master of Arts in Catholic Philosophy.

For those without an undergraduate degree and are seeking certificate programs or the same curriculum as our MAPS program, contact our Office of Admissions for more information. For a complete list of priority and final admissions deadlines, click here.

Once the below form is submitted, an email confirmation will be sent to you to finish the application, and our Director of Admissions will be in touch with you. Follow the checklist items below as well to complete your application. Please contact the Office of Admissions if you have any questions.

Graduate Degree Application Checklist:

  1. Meeting with Director of Admissions
  2. Completed and signed online application
  3. Resume/CV (attached to online application)
  4. Two Letters of Reference
  5. Personal statement (included in online application)
  6. Completed and signed Immunization Form (included in online application) for in-person students. Waivers are available for online students
  7. Non-refundable application fee

Official transcripts of all post-secondary school academic work can be sent to:

  • and/or
  • St. Bernard’s School of Theology & Ministry
    Attn: Matt Brown
    120 French Road
    Rochester, NY 14618

We look forward to hearing from you!