Top universities offering graduate degree programs in theology:

Harvard University
- The doctor of theology program (ThD) is the highest degree awarded by the Faculty of Divinity at Harvard Divinity School.
- Candidates for the doctoral degree can specialize in one of the fields of theological scholarship, such as: Hebrew Bible/Old Testament; New Testament and Early Christian Studies; Ethics; History of Christianity; Theology; Comparative Religion; Religion and Society; and Religion, Gender, Culture.
- Study for the ThD extends through four stages: coursework, general examinations, prospectus, and dissertation.

University of Notre Dame
- Notre Dame's Master of Theological Studies (M.T.S.) program trains graduate students for future doctoral work in the disciplines of theology.
- Candidates come from and go to the top leading institutions in the country and around the world.
- University of Notre Dame is ranked 219th among the world's best universities in the QS World University Rankings 2010.

Loyola University Chicago
- The University offers both undergraduate and graduate coursework and degrees in Theology. All of its doctoral students have found employment upon graduation in field-appropriate positions.
- Loyola University Chicago is ranked among the world's top 500 institutions in 2009 (QS World University Rankings).

University of St. Thomas
- The Master of Arts in Theology (MAT) is jointly offered by the School of Divinity and the Theology Department of the University of St. Thomas. This program assists candidates in attaining competency in addressing the tasks of theology through a critical understanding of various methods and through proficiency in research and theological argumentation.
- It is ranked 124th in the National Universities category of the 2011 US News "America's Best Colleges" survey.

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America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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