Awarded by Regis College
The STL prepares students to teach Catholic theology and pursue a program of advanced study and research.
The STL requires two years (four sessions) of advanced study, entailing seven advanced courses (including a course in Catholic doctrinal theology) and a thesis (or doctoral comprehensive examinations), plus reading proficiency in at least one ancient and one modern research language. A fuller description of the program and residency, admission requirements and graduation requirements is available upon request. Under certain conditions, six of these courses and a thesis may fulfil the civil ThM degree requirements.
Option One (usually concurrent with a ThM student):
Seven courses plus the thesis
Option Two (usually concurrent with a ThD student):
Seven courses plus the doctoral comprehensives