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Available Formation Programs in San Jose Seminary

A. Special Philosophy Program

The Special Philosophy program is a two-year academic offering designed for aspiring seminarians who have already acquired a bachelor’s degree but have no substantial background in Philosophy. Majority of the courses offered for this program are directly under the Philosophy Department of the Ateneo de Manila University. After successful completion of this program, the individual would then be eligible to proceed to the Theology Program.

B. Theology Program

The Theology Program of San Jose Seminary is a five-year program comprised of four years of academic training, and one non-academic year dedicated to Spiritual and Pastoral Formation. It is open to graduates of college seminaries. The applicant, upon successful admission to the program, will work towards a Bachelor’s Degree in Sacred Theology under the Loyola School of Theology.