St. John’s University, based in Queens, New York offers a fully funded Master’s in Theology. The MA program in Theology combines the academic rigor of a world-class university with a lively concern for informed and effective pastoral ministry in the twenty-first century Church. Graduate assistantships are offered to a limited number of students. It covers full tuition and provides a small stipend for other expenses. Clergy and professed members of religious communities and any graduate student who works as a teacher at a Catholic school receive a 50% discount on graduate tuition. Other scholarships provide full or partial tuition for highly qualified students.