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Licentiate in Sacred Theology (STL) in Spirituality and Leadership

Program Description

This ecclesiastical program is a joint endeavor of the Loyola School of Theology (LST) and East Asian Pastoral Institute (EAPI).  A main component of the degree is residential (live-in) program at EAPI, including participation in its community life and completion of the residential modular courses.

Requirements for Admission

  • The program conforms to the requirements for admission and completion for existing STL programs in LST.
  • All applicants are required to take the Ateneo de Manila University Graduate School Entrance Examination and the LST English-proficiency Test.  Fees are charged for these exams.
  • The TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is required by the Ateneo de Manila Graduate School for international students who come from countries where English is not the medium of instruction.

Course Work

  • The program requires the successful completion of eleven (11) licentiate or doctoral level courses for a total of thirty-three (33) credit units, an STL Comprehensive Examination, and an STL Tesina.
  • 6-month residential Pastoral Leadership and Management for Mission Program is held at EAPI and all modular assignments are to be successfully completed.

For complete information regarding admission procedures, deadlines and required documents, please visit: For other concerns, please contact the EAPI Admission Office.

  • Licentiate in Sacred Theology (STL) in Spirituality and Leadership
    Aug 04
    Nov 30