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Loyola University Chicago

Institute of Pastoral Studies


There are no formal prerequisites for this program and no academic testing requirements. However, applicants must demonstrate in their personal statement and letters of recommendation their commitment and dedication to community empowerment. Specific reference should be made to academic preparation and experience in community settings, such as participation in advocacy groups and campaigns, organizing experience, volunteer service and employment in community work. Admission to this program is competitive, and applicants will be selected on the basis of both academic readiness for graduate work and demonstrated interest and involvement in community.


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

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