About GRE

"Love ought to manifest itself more by deeds than by words." - St. Ignatius
St. Ignatius Loyola, Founder of the Society of Jesus

The Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education (GRE) is a global community of teacher-scholar-practitioners that passionately educates for solidarity, service, and justice. Drawing on its Jesuit and Catholic traditions, GRE prepares students of diverse religions and spiritualities to put their faith into action. On-campus and online programs include master’s degrees in pastoral mental health counseling, Christian spirituality, pastoral studies, religious education, and pastoral care; and a Doctor of Ministry degree. Advanced certificate programs include Christian Spirituality, Jesuit Studies, Trauma-Informed Care, Faith Formation, and Spiritual Direction.