Baccalaureate in Sacred Theology

In 2013, Saint Meinrad entered into an affiliation with the Pontifical Atheneum of Saint Anselm in Rome, Italy, which enables seminarians enrolled in the Master of Divinity (MDiv) degree to earn simultaneously the Baccalaureate in Sacred Theology (STB) from Saint Anselm. To receive the STB, the seminarian must successfully complete the following:

Seminarians must satisfy these prerequisites before enrolling in the program:

How to Enroll

Seminarians may enroll in the STB Degree Program in the fall semester of III Theology, prior to enrolling in spring semester courses. The enrollment process involves the following:

Thesis Preparation

Seminarians accepted into the STB Degree Program are required to take the STB Research Seminar I (spring semester of III Theology) and STB Research Seminar II (fall semester of IV Theology). These seminars are designed to provide candidates with the time, guidance, and structure required to complete a successful thesis. A successful STB thesis possesses these qualities:

In addition to completing a thesis, seminarians must earn a passing grade on a formal examination of their theological knowledge, which is administered in the spring semester of IV Theology.