Short Courses

“You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind” (Matthew 22:37).

Feed the Fire of your Faith

Gain a better understanding of Catholic theology so that you will be prepared to read the Bible more insightfully, recite the Creed more confidently, and live out your faith more fully.



Encounter the Lord and draw near to him by studying Scripture, tradition, doctrine, spirituality, the saints, and more.


Build your knowledge on a solid foundation so that you can understand, live, and share your Catholic faith.


Prepare yourself to lead others to Christ with theological instruction that will serve you both personally and professionally.

Ideal for those who want to deepen their knowledge of the Catholic faith

  • Catechists
  • RCIA coordinators
  • Catholic school teachers
  • DREs
  • Youth ministers
  • Clergy and religious
  • All Catholics who want to grow in their faith

Explore the Courses

Our core Short Courses curriculum is a nine-course, scaled-down version of the curriculum offered at the Augustine Institute Graduate School of Theology. It focuses on three main areas of study: Scripture, doctrine, and the Christian life. This thorough curriculum will provide you with a systematic overview of Catholic theology.

Earn a Certificate in Catholic Theology

After completing the nine-course core curriculum, you'll earn a Certificate in Catholic Theology from the Augustine Institute. The certificate is suitable for framing and ideal for professional development, continued education, and resume-building.

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