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Loyola University Chicago

Institute of Pastoral Studies

Curriculum / Students admitted prior to Summer 2014

Master of Arts in Social Justice and Community Development

This 36-credit hour program includes 12 three-hour courses. Students can begin the degree program in any academic term. Full-time students can complete the program in four academic terms. Part-time students have five years within which to complete the degree. The following courses are required for this degree:

Four electives complete the degree. Electives are courses of the student’s choice based on their interests, but they can be organized into a kind of topical “minor.”  Program electives include:

* Also offered in summers by Midwest Academy or Interfaith Worker Justice as a ten-week internship experience.  If accepted, this could be your internship for IPS 640 under certain conditions. Please check with these organizations for an application and additional information.


Institute of Pastoral Studies ยท 820 North Michigan Avenue, Lewis Towers 630, Chicago, IL 60611

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