Theology (Associate in Arts)
Deepen your understanding of faith with an associate degree in theology from Creighton University. Based in Jesuit, Catholic tradition, a Creighton education is one dedicated to reflection, exploration and service to others. In addition, Creighton is home to an active Jesuit community of teachers and scholars.
Those who earn an associate degree in theology are poised to take leadership roles in their church or nonprofit service organizations. Others seek a better academic and spiritual foundation as they enter seminary or pursue educational roles. To accommodate your busy life, we offer day and evening classes.
Creighton’s associate degree in theology enables graduates to:
- Communicate effectively in theological research papers and oral presentations
- Think critically about information, historical/intellectual contexts and theological issues
- Integrate broad and diverse learning
- Appreciate Christian, Catholic and Jesuit traditions in the context of historical, cultural and spiritual concerns
- Make decisions according to coherent ethical principles
Creighton admissions are based upon:
- High school GPA
- ACT or SAT scores*
- Extracurricular activities
- Personal statement to demonstrate creative abilities not reflected in your transcripts
- Recommendation from high school counselor
- Honors sections and advanced placement courses will enhance a candidate’s application
*For students who are choosing to apply test-optional, ACT/SAT exam scores are not required at the time of application for admission.
Dates & Deadlines
Applications for the fall semester open on Aug. 1 of the prior year. For scholarship consideration, the earlier you complete your undergraduate application, the better. For up-to-date deadlines, visit our admissions page.
Tuition & Financial Aid
Tuition rates are updated each year. Visit our financial aid site to learn more about the cost of attendance.
Creighton University’s Financial Aid Office administers over $200,000,000 in student aid each year from federal, state, institutional and private sources.
Theta Alpha Kappa
- Theta Alpha Kappa exists to encourage, recognize and maintain excellence in religious and/or theological studies within baccalaureate and post-baccalaureate degree programs, and also within the academic profession of these studies.