Associate of Arts in Theology

The Theology Program is grounded in the Roman Catholic faith tradition and reflects the Second Vatican Council’s commitments to ecumenism, religious liberty, a deeper study of the wellsprings of the sources of the Catholic tradition, and a reaffirmation of traditional religious vocations. This associate’s degree provides the foundation of knowledge and skills and will prepare graduates to continue to Brescia University’s Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theology. Supported by a strong liberal arts tradition, Brescia students are empowered to aspire to an independent spirit, creative adaptability to change, and openness to lifelong learning.

The Associates of Art in Theology online program from Brescia University offers:

  • Flexible Courses
    Courses are designed with the adult student in mind, enabling qualified students to complete a degree in as little as two years.
  • Accredited Program
    Brescia University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097; telephone number 404-679-4501).
  • Affordability
    The Associate degree at Brescia University is offered at an affordable price. Federal and state financial aid is available to those students who qualify.
  • Quality
    While the length of the courses may be condensed, the academic integrity and degree requirements remain intact, ensuring that students receive a high-quality education at a quicker pace.


Degree Requirements

Transferable Credits

The Liberal Arts Associate Online Degree is a great starting point for students who are uncertain of which major to pick. Once earned, the Liberal Arts associate degree credits transfer seamlessly to any of our online bachelor’s degrees offered through BUonline.

  • Graduation Requirement: 60 credit hours
  • General Education Requirement: 24 credit hours