Magis Program at Loyola University Chicago
A program of Loyola University Chicago and an initiative of the Andrew M. Greeley Center for Catholic Education is for persons:
- Seeking to earn their master’s degree in social work, or a degree offered through the Institue of Pastoral Studies.
- Interested in completing their field experiences in a Catholic Agency in the city of Chicago.
- Wishing to participate in a formation program grounded in the Jesuit tradition that includes these five areas:
- Social justice
- Sustainable living
Distinguishing characteristics of Magis candidates:
- Persons seeking to earn their master’s degree in one of the above areas. All members will be enrolled in the desired master’s degree program at Loyola University Chicago.
- Persons interested in receiving their field experiences in a Catholic Agency in the city of Chicago.
- Persons interested in being a part of a formation program, grounded in the Jesuit tradition. The formation program consists of days of reflection, retreats and seminars.
- Persons currently working in Catholic Agencies in the city of Chicago desiring to receive one of the above degrees.
- Persons interested in making a two/three -year commitment to the degree program as well as field experiences in a Catholic agency.
- Any person interested in this type of formation and program is welcome to apply.
A few goals of the program:
- Keep persons already in Catholic Agencies at the agency
- Keep persons from the community in the community.
- Provide a pathway to a degree for people already working in Catholic agency or persons not working in a Catholic Agency but desiring one of the above degrees. All necessary fieldwork is completed in a Catholic Agency.
- Create a pipeline of well-trained persons.
- Form the whole person, mind and spirit.
- This opportunity provides a full scholarship, which includes tuition, fees and books necessary to obtain the desired degree.
- Some paid internship opportunities may be available.
- Some opportunities to live in an intentional community may be available.
To request more information, please contact:
Lee Hubbell, Director
School of Education
Loyola University Chicago
Lewis Towers 11th Floor
820 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611