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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.

  • Space is limited! The capacity of courses is 20 students
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  • Access to courses begins on the session start date
  • View the STEP Comprehensive Calendar of Courses.

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Members of partner dioceses can find registration information here

Upcoming Courses

Title Contact Hours Price Next Session Register
A Preface to the Study of Scripture 35 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register
Catholic Social Teaching 30 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register
Faith and Science: Origins and Belief 30 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register
Foundations of Catholic Belief 35 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register
In God's Image: The Mystery of Creation 30 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register
Introduction to Philosophy 35 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register
Introduction to Sacramental Theology 35 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register
Introduction to the New Testament 35 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register
Liturgical Prayer: The Liturgy of the Hours 30 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register
On Prayer 25 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register
Patristics 35 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register
The Art of Catechesis 35 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register
The Body and Beyond: Human Sexuality for Young People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities from a Catholic Perspective 21 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register
The Creed 30 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register
The Letters of St. Paul 55 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register
The Liturgical Year: What Does It Mean and Why Does It Matter? 35 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register
The Reformation 30 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register
Youth Ministry 30 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register

All Courses

Catholic Doctrine

Title Contact Hours Price Next Session Register
Christian Doctrine for Catechists I 35 $99 Aug 26, 2024
Christian Doctrine for Catechists II 35 $99 Jan 06, 2025
Christian Doctrine for Catechists III 35 $99 Apr 29, 2024 Register
Ecclesiology 30 $99 Jan 06, 2025
El Camino de la Fe: Introducción a la Doctrina Católica 35 $50 Feb 26, 2024 Register
El Credo: un encuentro con Dios Padre, Hijo y Espíritu Santo 30 $50 Feb 26, 2024 Register
Encarnación, Pasión y Discipulado: Peregrinajes con la Samaritana 30 $50
Eucaristía 35 $50 Class Full
Foundations of Catholic Belief 35 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register
Foundations of Catholic Belief Summer Session 35 $99 Jun 10, 2024 Register
In God's Image: The Mystery of Creation 30 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register
Jesus Christ: Yesterday and Today 30 $99 Aug 26, 2024
La Creación: Don de Dios 30 $50 Register
Mariología: María en la Fe Católica 30 $50 Register
Mary as Mother: A Symbol of Life and Hope for Christians 30 $99 Apr 29, 2024 Register
Mary in the Catholic Tradition 25 $99 Aug 26, 2024
Revelación Divina y Fe: El Dinamismo de un Encuentro Amoroso 35 $50 Apr 29, 2024 Register
The Creed 30 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register
The Doctrine of Salvation in Jesus Christ 25 $99 Apr 29, 2024 Register
Theology of the Body 30 $99 Oct 21, 2024 Register

Christian Life

Title Contact Hours Price Next Session Register
Catholic Social Teaching 30 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register
Faith and Science: Origins and Belief 30 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register
Faith and Science: The Catholic Approach 30 $99 Apr 29, 2024 Register
Introduction to Philosophy 35 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register
La Enseñanza Social Católica 35 $50 Jan 08, 2024
La Iglesia Intercultural: Fundación Teológica y Práctica Pastoral 30 $50 Jan 08, 2024
Ministerio Hispano: Actualidades y Posibilidades 30 $50 Oct 23, 2023
Nuestra Vida en Cristo: Introducción a la Teología Moral 30 $50 Apr 29, 2024 Register
On Christian Marriage 30 $99 Aug 26, 2024
On Prayer 25 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register
Oración y Espiritualidad Cristiana 30 $50 Feb 26, 2024 Register
Pro-Life Ethics in a Throwaway Culture 35 $99 Apr 29, 2024 Register
Teaching 21st Century Skills in Catholic Schools 21 $99 Jun 10, 2024 Register
Teaching Religion in Catholic Schools: Designing for Learning and Encounter with Christ 35 $99 Jun 10, 2024 Register
The Art of Catechesis 35 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register
The Body and Beyond: Human Sexuality for Young People from a Catholic Perspective 21 $99 Jun 10, 2024 Register
The Body and Beyond: Human Sexuality for Young People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities from a Catholic Perspective 21 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register
The Christian Conscience and Ethical Dilemmas: Guidance from the Catholic Tradition 35 $99 Apr 29, 2024 Register
The Human Animal: Origin, Beginnings and Dignity 30 $99 Oct 21, 2024 Register
The Intercultural Church: Theological Foundations and Pastoral Practices 25 $99 Jan 06, 2025
Under Caesar's Sword: Christians in Response to Persecution 30 $99 Aug 26, 2024
Youth Ministry 30 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register

Church History

Title Contact Hours Price Next Session Register
American Catholicism Since Vatican II: The Challenges of Change 30 $99 Oct 21, 2024
History of Christianity: The Early Middle Ages 30 $99 Oct 21, 2024
History of Christianity: The First Five Centuries 30 $99 Aug 26, 2024
History of Christianity: The High and Late Middle Ages 30 $99 Jan 06, 2025
Patrística 35 $50 Feb 26, 2024 Register
Patristics 35 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register
The American Catholic Experience 35 $99 Jan 06, 2025
The Reformation 30 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register

Liturgy

Title Contact Hours Price Next Session Register
Introduction to Sacramental Theology 35 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register
Liturgical Music: A Historical, Musical, and Pastoral Survey 30 $99 Apr 29, 2024 Register
Liturgical Prayer: The Liturgy of the Hours 30 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register
Liturgical Theology 30 $99 Jun 17, 2024 Register
Sacramentos y Liturgia 30 $50 Apr 29, 2024 Register
The Liturgical Year: What Does It Mean and Why Does It Matter? 35 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register
The RCIA: Can We Get the Rite Right? 25 $99 Apr 29, 2024 Register
The Theology of the Mass 35 $99 Apr 29, 2024 Register

Scripture

Title Contact Hours Price Next Session Register
Apocalypse Then - Apocalypse Now: Reading the Book of Revelation 25 $99 Oct 21, 2024
A Preface to the Study of Scripture 35 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register
El Misterio del Mal y del Amor que lo supera 30 $50 Apr 17, 2023 Register
Introducción al Antiguo Testamento 35 $50 Oct 23, 2023 Register
Introducción a las Cartas de San Pablo 35 $50 Class Full
Introducción a los Cuatro Evangelios 30 $50 Jan 08, 2024
Introduction to the New Testament 35 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register
Introduction to the Old Testament I 35 $99 Apr 29, 2024 Register
Introduction to the Old Testament II 35 $99 Jan 06, 2025
Las Sagradas Escrituras 35 $50 Aug 28, 2023 Register
The Gospel of John 35 $99 Apr 29, 2024 Register
The Letters of St. Paul 55 $99 Feb 26, 2024 Register
The Synoptic Gospels 25 $99 Apr 29, 2024 Register