The Catholic University of America
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Practically Oriented

Our School aims to equip all undergraduates with critical skills in reading, writing and speaking with regards to life's ultimate questions, questions whose answers saturate our everyday lives. For those interested in service to the Church ministerially or academically, our School provides undergraduates with a variety of programs to prepare them for such service.


Certificate in Pastoral Ministry (CPM)


What are our Graduates Doing?

Professional accreditation and formation program for students interested in ministerial work, particularly in education, catechesis, youth ministry or service with vulnerable populations. Its courses integrate theological inquiry and practical experience.

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Either within or beyond the CPM program. TRS helps place our students in a variety of internships that offer practical experience and professional formation.

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Our graduates over the past years are pursuing careers in a wide variety of fields including: education,  catechesis, youth ministry, graduate studies, priesthood and religious life, service and mission work, public relations, law enforcement, musical entertainment and law.

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are doing.


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At the end of life we will not be judged by how many diplomas we have received, how much money we have made, how many great things we have done.

We will be judged by "I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was naked and you clothed me. I was homeless and you took me in.”

-Mother Teresa