Program Overview

In conjunction with The Catholic University of America
Available for those who study on our main campus or online.

Those who feel called to study canon law, the law that governs the workings of the Church on earth, can begin their studies here at Franciscan University while working toward either a bachelor’s degree in Theology or a master’s degree in Theology and Christian Ministry.

Through an agreement with Catholic University of America School of Law, Franciscan University is pleased to offer a sequence of courses that satisfy the First Cycle requirements of their program.

From the Catholic University of America’s website:

Franciscan University of Steubenville students who have completed the degree requirements through the courses specified below in the Bachelor of Arts in Theology or the Bachelor of Arts in Catechetics or Master of Arts in Theology and Christian Ministry will be considered to have completed the First Cycle or preparatory cycle for the study of canon law.

Learn more about our MA in Theology and Christian Ministry.

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For more information contact Ryan Welch in our Graduate Admissions Office at (740) 284-5239 or at rwelch@franciscan.edu.

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The Catechetical Institute

The Franciscan University Catechetical Institute forms Catholics who form others in the faith. Through courses, conferences, advice, and resources, the institute supports clergy, parents, and all those responsible for the work of catechesis and evangelization, as they carry out Christ’s command to make disciples of all nations.

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Dr. Donal Asci

Dr. Donald Asci

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Dr. John Bergsma

Dr. John Bergsma

Professor

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Professor Ron Bolster

Professor Ron Bolster

Assistant Professor

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Fr. Donald Frinsko

Fr. Donald Frinsko, TOR

Instructor

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Dr. Scott Hahn

Dr. Scott Hahn

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Dr. Stephen Hildebrand

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Dr. Andrew Jones

Visiting Assistant Professor

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Br. Daniel Kilmek

Br. Daniel Kilmek, TOR

Assistant Professor

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Dr. Regis Martin

Dr. Regis Martin

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Deacon Stephen Miletic

Dcn. Stephen F. Miletic, Ph.D.

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