Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology

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degree programs

Master of Divinity

The intensive Master of Divinity graduate program prepares both men and women for a life of ordained or lay ministry. Graduate students learn to exemplify and to articulate the Orthodox tradition in its pastoral, liturgical, biblical, patristic, dogmatic, canonical, ethical, and missionary aspects. MDiv candidates...

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Master of Theological Studies

In earning a Master of Theological Studies, students gain proficiency in Orthodox theology and history. The two-year MTS degree educates students through the study of such disciplines as Church history, dogmatics, ethics, scripture, patristics, and canon law. Students must also demonstrate competence in New Testament...

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Master of Theology

The ThM program is particularly designed for those who desire to enhance a scholarly dimension in their priestly or ministerial vocations. It is especially appropriate for those preparing to teach, those interested in furthering their theological knowledge and spiritual life, or those intending to pursue...

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certificate programs

Byzantine Music

The Certificate in Byzantine Music program equips students with a mastery of the skills required for chanting the sacred hymns of the Orthodox Church. The program provides thorough knowledge of the psaltic notational system, the theoretical framework of the modal system, the ability to sight-read...

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Diaconate Program

The Diaconate Program is an educational and formational initiative of the Holy Eparchial Synod of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. The program is intended for individuals who are interested in serving the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of...

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