BA in Theology Completion Program

Spend some time reading the BA in Theology section on the CDU web site

Contact Admissions at 1.888.254.4238 ext 700 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to answer questions about the program. The director of admissions will discuss the various options available to best meet your academic and professional goals and will help you start the application process.

Complete an online application and pay the non-refundable $25 application fee. For a complete list of program requirements click here.

Send official transcript(s) from all schools where you earned general education requirements. These schools need to be accredited by an agency recognized by the U. S. Department of Education, or equivalent for non-U.S. schools. pdf How to submit transcripts (198 KB)

Admissions will evaluate transcripts and acceptance will be issued as a full or provisional student. A completed BA in Theology application (along with the application fee) is needed for admissions to review one's transcripts.

  • For full acceptance, the applicant must have completed all 81 core requirement credits .
  • For provisional acceptance, the applicants must be working towards the completion of the 81 core requirement credits. CDU provides the opportunity to work on both core and major requirements at the same time. To be accepted as a provisional student, 48 undergraduate credits must be completed.

One will be notified in writing of acceptance into the BA degree completion program. Students may apply and begin taking courses in any of our six terms, however students can only be accepted prior to the start dates of the following terms, Fall I, Winter I, and Summer I. Click here to view CDU's admissions deadlines. CDU does not discriminate in its admission because of race, sex, color, creed, age, religion, or national origin.

"Just recently, I was with a mother and religious education coordinator in Germany who has completed her Master's degree with CDU. How could she have studied in a traditional degree program so far from home? Now she is even better prepared to serve Catholic communities in my Archdiocese!"

- Most Reverend Timothy P. Broglio
Archbishop for the Military Services