Augustine INstitute

Graduate School of Theology

You have made us for yourself.
- Saint Augustine

Our Vision

Because we are made for God but cannot come to friendship with Him without His help, we possess what St. Augustine calls a corinquietum, a restless heart, which will not come to rest until we seek Him and possess Him by way of the graces He provides to our powers of intellect, memory and will. To undertake this search in faith, hope and charity is the purpose of human existence. Through intellectual formation in the Catholic faith, we help our students seek the Lord in hope, and we prepare them to give a joyful and compelling account of the faith in active charity. To join this community, whether on campus or via distance education, is to heed theApostle’s exhortation to the Romans: “Do not be conformed to this world but be transformed by the renewal of your mind” (12:2).

Our Curriculum

In all our programs of study, the Augustine Institute’s interdisciplinary curriculum is designed to lead students to the graced perfection of memory, intellect and will by a devoted study of Sacred Scripture, Sacred Doctrine, Church history, and the various arts of missionary discipleship. In this work of dedicated study, we are accompanied by the Fathers, Doctors, and Saints, as we strive to be formed by the Word of God in fidelity to the Church’s living Magisterium.

Our Graduates

Many of our graduates use their degrees in diocesan or parish work, primary or secondary Catholic education, and other apostolic or mission-oriented contexts. Some of our graduates go on for further academic study.

The Work of the Institute

The Graduate School is the heart of the Augustine Institute and collaborates fruitfully in the mission it shares with the Institute’s other efforts, including hosting the FORMED digital platform and producing a variety of Catholic media for catechesis and spiritual enrichment. The graduate school’s primary contribution to these and other parts of the life of the Institute is through study, teaching, mentoring, and research. Scroll through the sections below to explore more about our graduate school.
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Immerse yourself in Sacred Scripture

In all programs of study,

the Augustine Institute’s curriculum is designed to lead students to immerse themselves in Sacred Scripture—God’s self-revelation—accompanied by the Fathers, Doctors, and saints of the Church. In this way, we strive to be formed by the Word of God in fidelity to the living Magisterium.

The Augustine Institute’s curriculum,

therefore, places its emphasis on the Bible and relies on the Catechism of the Catholic Church, while also taking care to form students practically for apostolic work.


Many of our graduates,

use their degrees in diocesan or parish work, primary or secondary Catholic education, and other apostolic or mission-oriented contexts. Some of our graduates go on for further academic study.


Immerse

Explore the Graduate School

Master of Arts: Theology

Faith seeking understanding.
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Master of Arts: Theology with Concentration in Sacred Scripture

Put on the mind of Christ.
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Master of Arts: Leadership for the New Evangelization

So also I send you.
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Faculty and Staff

Our faculty and staff are distinguished for their fidelity, friendliness, and scholarship.
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Accreditation

Our graduate school is accredited by the Association of Theological Schools (ATS).
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On Campus in Denver

The on-campus experience offers vibrant, life-giving fellowship and a common life centered around the Mass.
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Distance Education

Integrated with our on-campus community, our distance-education program is an example of how to do distance well.
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Non-degree Study

Options are available to join in missionary discipleship without pursuing a degree.
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Prospective Students

Follow the wisdom of Christ and become an effective witness for the Church’s mission.
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Current Students

Important links, resources, and contact information are available for current students.
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When it comes to education at Augustine, you have options.

In Person

Join Us in Denver…

From the annual Mountain Getaway with our faculty, to internship opportunities with local apostolates, our campus in Denver puts you on the front lines of the New Evangelization.
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Virtual

…Or Online

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