The graduated student from the Master’s Degree in Theology program must be able to perform research with the methods of the discipline and the mastery in a theological discipline area. For this, it is necessary to have a comprehensive vision of theology and an insight into a specific area, competency to access sources, especially Writing and Tradition, hermeneutical capacity to analyze texts, and critical and systematic thinking to generate theological thinking of their own, from an ecclesiastic identity, that contributes to theologically respond to the challenges of the current world and evangelization.
Students that graduate from this program are enabled to teach Theology in Higher education centers (Diocesan seminaries, Religion teaching programs, General education courses), and they are prepared to follow their studies with a Doctorate in Theology.
Dogmatic or Systematic Theology reflects on the truths of faith, looking for the internal coherence and the link that brings together the different affirmations of the revelation. On the other hand, it focuses on describing the historical development of the comprehension of the Christian revelation, as perceived on the live tradition of the Church.
Patristic Theology studies the privileged time of the great theologists and pastors of the Ancient Church, prominent witnesses of tradition, that fulfilled the task of understanding the revelation in the Greek and Latin cultures. The purpose of Patristic Theology is to historically understand the developments of the contents of the Christian revelation. And, lastly,
Fundamental Theology reflects on the credibility of the Christian message and the fundaments of theology as a science. Therefore, it aims to address the questions and challenges posed by current culture to the Christian faith and its hope, also incorporating a moment of self-criticism of the Church.