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Online courses range between four and eight weeks long, with most being six weeks in length. Students read texts and watch video lessons before posting weekly assignments, sharing reflections in discussion forums and participating in real-time online discussions with classmates.

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Current Partners

Members of partner dioceses can find registration information here

Upcoming Courses

Title Contact Hours Price Next Session Register
An Introduction to Sacraments 35 $99 Aug 27, 2018 Register
Christian Doctrine for Catechists I 35 $99 Aug 27, 2018 Register
Core Course: Introduction to the Catholic Faith 35 $99 Aug 27, 2018 Register
History of Christianity: The First Five Centuries 30 $99 Aug 27, 2018 Register
Jesus Christ: Yesterday and Today 30 $99 Aug 27, 2018 Register
Mary in the Catholic Tradition 25 $99 Aug 27, 2018 Register
On Christian Marriage 30 $99 Aug 27, 2018 Register
The Creed: We Believe... 30 $99 Aug 27, 2018 Register
The Liturgical Year 25 $99 Aug 27, 2018 Register
The Old Testament: The Pentateuch 30 $99 Aug 27, 2018 Register
Vatican II: The Experience and the Event 15 $59 Aug 27, 2018 Register

All Courses

Catholic Doctrine

Title Contact Hours Price Next Session Register
Catholic Faith and Tradition for School Teachers 35 $99 Oct 01, 2018 Register
Christian Doctrine for Catechists I 35 $99 Aug 27, 2018 Register
Christian Doctrine for Catechists II 35 $99 Jan 14, 2019 Register
Christian Doctrine for Catechists III 35 $99 Apr 22, 2019 Register
Core Course: Introduction to the Catholic Faith 35 $99 Aug 27, 2018 Register
Ecclesiology 30 $99 Jan 14, 2019 Register
In God's Image: The Mystery of Creation 30 $99 Feb 24, 2020 Register
Jesus Christ: Yesterday and Today 30 $99 Aug 27, 2018 Register
Mary as Mother: A Symbol of Life and Hope for Christians 30 $99 Apr 22, 2019 Register
Mary in the Catholic Tradition 25 $99 Aug 27, 2018 Register
The Creed: We Believe... 30 $99 Aug 27, 2018 Register
The Doctrine of Salvation in Jesus Christ 25 $99 Oct 08, 2018 Register
Theology of the Body 30 $99 Oct 08, 2018 Register
The Papacy 30 $79 Jan 14, 2019 Register

Christian Life

Title Contact Hours Price Next Session Register
Catholic Prayer: The Lord's Prayer - The Hail Mary - The Doxology 25 $99 Apr 22, 2019 Register
Catholic Social Teaching 30 $99 Oct 08, 2018 Register
Emerging Models of Catechesis: A Study of Faith Formation Models 25 $99 Feb 25, 2019 Register
Faith and Science: The Catholic Approach 30 $99 Jun 15, 2020 Register
Faithful Citizenship 20 $59 Jun 15, 2020 Register
On Christian Marriage 30 $99 Aug 27, 2018 Register
On Prayer 25 $99 Feb 25, 2019 Register
The Christian Conscience and Ethical Dilemmas: Guidance from the Catholic Tradition 35 $99 Jun 17, 2019 Register
The Intercultural Church: Theological Foundations and Pastoral Practices 25 $99 Jan 14, 2019 Register
The Six Tasks of Catechesis 25 $99 Oct 08, 2018 Register
Youth Ministry 101 20 $79 Jun 17, 2019 Register
Youth Ministry 202 20 $79 Feb 25, 2019 Register

Church History

Title Contact Hours Price Next Session Register
American Catholicism Since Vatican II: The Challenges of Change 30 $99 Oct 08, 2018 Register
History of Christianity: The Early Middle Ages 30 $99 Oct 08, 2018 Register
History of Christianity: The First Five Centuries 30 $99 Aug 27, 2018 Register
History of Christianity: The High and Late Middle Ages 30 $99 Jan 14, 2019 Register
The American Catholic Experience 35 $99 Jan 14, 2019 Register
The Reformation 30 $99 Feb 25, 2019 Register
Vatican II: The Experience and the Event 15 $59 Aug 27, 2018 Register
Women and Catholicism in the U.S. 25 $99 Jun 17, 2019 Register

Liturgy

Title Contact Hours Price Next Session Register
An Introduction to Sacraments 35 $99 Aug 27, 2018 Register
Breaking Open the Word: A Model for Catechesis and Homily Preparation 20 $79 Apr 22, 2019 Register
Eucharist: Source and Summit of the Christian Life 30 $99 Oct 08, 2018 Register
Liturgical Music: A Historical, Musical, and Pastoral Survey 30 $99 Apr 22, 2019 Register
Liturgical Prayer: The Liturgy of the Hours 30 $99 Feb 25, 2019 Register
Liturgical Theology 30 $99 Oct 08, 2018 Register
Liturgy: A Guide for the Perplexed 25 $99 Aug 27, 2018 Register
The Liturgical Year 25 $99 Aug 27, 2018 Register
The RCIA: Can We Get the Rite Right? 25 $99 Jun 17, 2019 Register

Scripture

Title Contact Hours Price Next Session Register
Apocalypse Then - Apocalypse Now: Reading the Book of Revelation 25 $99 Oct 08, 2018 Register
Biblical Literary Forms 25 $99 Jun 17, 2019 Register
Can We Write a History of Jesus? 15 $59 Apr 22, 2019 Register
Introduction to the New Testament 35 $99 Feb 25, 2019 Register
The Gospel of John: The Book of Glory 30 $99 Jan 14, 2019 Register
The Gospel of John: The Book of Signs 30 $99 Oct 08, 2018 Register
The Letters of St. Paul 55 $99 Aug 27, 2018 Register
The Old Testament: The Pentateuch 30 $99 Aug 27, 2018 Register
The Old Testament: The Prophets 30 $99 Jan 14, 2019 Register
The Old Testament: The Writings 30 $99 Feb 25, 2019 Register