The Holy Apostles College online Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies degree will give you the tools you need to bring God’s grace to a hurting world.
Have you ever felt the desire to…
–live a more meaningful life?
–make a difference?
–let God lead you in exciting new directions?
If so, the online Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies (MAPS) Program at Holy Apostles College might be just what you have been looking for.
Our faithful, dynamic, convenient, and fully-accredited online master’s degree in pastoral studies will give you the skills you need to bless the Church, build God’s Kingdom, and make a graceful difference in the lives of others.
7 Ministry Concentrations
We offer 7 ministry concentrations to help you discover how God can use you to touch hearts and transform lives.
–Spiritual Direction –Pastoral Counseling
–Marriage and Family Studies –Catechetical Ministry
–Youth & Young Adult Ministry –Catholic Womens’ Leadership
The MAPS program is designed for people who want to make a difference and live their Catholic faith fully in their life, work, and relationships. Our practical courses have been developed to help you apply your faith to the tough challenges we all face. As a MAPS learner, you’ll choose from courses like.
-Nurturing the Domestic Church: Facilitating Family Life and Spirituality
–Pastoral Counseling 1: Spiritual Helping and Accompaniment
-Mission and Evangelization -Apologetics
-Pastoral Issues in Human Sexuality -Theology of Social Media
-Spiritual Direction: Skills and Practice -Catholic Social Teaching
And many others. All our courses are specially designed to give you the theological insights and practical skills you need to make a difference in your family, parish, diocese, community and the world. Plus, in every course, you will be encouraged to apply everything you are learning to the specific, ministry work God is calling you to do.
Tailored for Busy Lives
Built with your busy life in mind, the MAPS program consists of only 12 dynamic courses (36 credits). We are accredited by nationally-recognized authorities such as NEASC and the Association for Theological Schools to offer our MAPS degree as a fully-online program with no residency requirement. Take as many or as few courses as you like, learn at home, and learn at your own pace. Your academic advisor will help you design a program that works best for your life today and helps you achieve your goals for tomorrow.
What Are You Waiting For?
If you feel God calling you to do more, we invite you to learn more about how the Holy Apostles College MAPS Program can help you fulfill your calling. Ready to go? Apply today to begin your journey!