Theology at Huron
Dive deep into the study of religion in one of Huron’s unparalleled programs or modules in the Faculty of Theology. Students may further their pursuit of a deep understanding of religious literature, practices and people by attaining a degree at the Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Graduate Master’s levels.
Whether you seek an opportunity for critical study and research in Theology or Religious Studies, ministry skills for ordination and service, or personal enrichment, our programs can accommodate your need. Regardless which degree or module best suits your educational journey, Huron’s Faculty of Theology is inclusive and our professors are accomplished experts in their fields of study.
NEW CONTEXT-DRIVEN APPROACH TO LEADERSHIP FOR MINISTRYWe are making some exciting changes to our MDiv and MTS programs that will equip you for transformative leadership wherever you are – with a new focus on ministry in context and options to make your theological education more accessible!
Interested in learning more or applying to one of Huron’s programs in Theology? Click on the individual program options below or fill out your information here.
What can Theology offer you?
Some of our alumni have pursued their religious calling through our Theology program, while other secular students have completed a Theology degree to sharpen their critical thinking, research and public speaking skills. Either way, Leaders with Heart who graduate from this program are well-equipped to create positive change across a wide variety of sectors – religious or not!
Discover what our Theology alumni are up to now, and envision yourself following in their footsteps of personal and professional success.
Welcome to Huron’s close-knit community of faith, compassion and innovative learning practices. Our faculty bring together their global perspectives to create enriching learning experiences for students of every denomination; those who haven’t yet found their faith; and students who aren’t interested in establishing a religious foundation, but are simply curious about the subject matter.
No matter how unique your journey or purpose may be, our professors will help you develop the invaluable skills that the pursuit of a theological degree can endow you with. Prepare to be supported, challenged and engaged by people who have structured their lives around the teachings of theology and religion.
Theology Mission Statement & Mandate
The mission of the Faculty of Theology is to provide theological education of the highest standards through its undergraduate, professional, and graduate degree programs, and through its non-degree and continuing education programs.
All academic programs in the Faculty of Theology form and empower leaders to serve faith communities, the university, and society in Canada and abroad by preparing them to be resourceful, adaptable, compassionate, informed, imaginative, and generous people.
Building on these foundations, each Faculty of Theology degree program has distinct purposes and desired outcomes:
Huron’s Bachelor of Theology program promotes educational excellence in theology and religious studies, while complementing Huron’s other programs in Arts and Social Science.
Huron’s Master of Theological Studies program provides post baccalaureate professional education to people of diverse faith traditions, preparing them for positions of leadership and responsibility in society.
Huron’s Master of Divinity program fosters a knowledge and love of God, personal, spiritual, and vocational development, and the competencies needed for faithful and creative leadership in the churches of the Anglican Communion, churches of other denominations, and in a variety of other ministry settings.
Huron’s Master of Arts (Theology), as a program located in Western’s School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, is dedicated to excellence in graduate education, providing advanced knowledge in theology and related fields, fostering intellectual curiosity, and enabling research to the benefit of society.
2019 Fall Faculty LectureInterested in viewing our Fall Faculty Lecture video?
2022 Annual Fall Faculty Lecture in the Faculty of TheologyDr. Tracy Lemos, Leviticus as Healing: Dehumanization & Rehumanization after Exile