Contact our director

Rev. Joseph Mueller, S.J.







Rev. Joseph Mueller, S.J., Assistant Department Chair and Director of Graduate Students

Enrollment Forms

Class Schedule Form: For a fill-in Class Schedule form for the Department of Theology, click here.

Continuous Enrollment Documents: For a complete listing of official Graduate School career course work forms and directions, click here.

Language Documents

Please contact our Language Liaison, Dr. Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent, if you have questions.

Master of Arts (M.A.) Program Documents

For a complete listing of official Graduate School Master's Program forms and directions, click here.

M.A. Examination: The Department of Theology uses an examination at the end of its own M.A. program, and before commencement of the Ph.D. program, to insure a common body of knowledge on the part of its students.

Marquette History of TheologyLinks to the Table of Contents are included below. Marquette students wishing to request access to the SharePoint site that contains the actual volume chapters should contact

To view the Table of Contents:

Master of Arts in Christian Doctrine (M.A.C.D.) Program Documents

Doctoral Program Documents

For a complete listing of official Graduate School Doctoral Program forms and directions, click here.

Doctoral Program Planning:

Doctoral Qualifying Exam (DQE) Documents: The Doctoral Qualifying Examination (DQE) may be taken once the student has fulfilled the language requirement and is in the final semester of course work. The student, working with his or her adviser, chooses three topics in the major area and one in each of the two minor areas for presentation in the examination.  More information can be found in the department's Policies and Procedures.

Doctoral Dissertation:


Theology Department Mission Statement

Theology Department Mission Statement

Marquette University defines itself as Christian, Catholic, Jesuit, urban, and independent. The Department of Theology functions within the university to investigate and understand the Catholic tradition, its relation to other Christian communions, and to other religions of the world. Read more of our mission statement.