The only school of Canon Law in the United States of America

Prepare for the professional practice of canon law alongside clergy, laity, and religious. Pursue a noble vocation to serve God and the Church in a crucial role.

Creating Strong Connections

Our Community

Our Community

Through in-house writing tutors, career advisors, resume workshops, a student development series program, and more, we are here to help you advance your ministry to the Church.

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Exceptional Faculty

Exceptional Faculty

Learn from the world’s leading canonists and great theological minds whose specialties range from consecrated life to procedural law to matrimonial jurisprudence, and beyond.

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The Intrinsic Law of the Church

At the School of Canon Law located in Washington, D.C., we are supporting the mind, the teaching and the mission of the church at the center of Catholicism in America. Work closely with world renowned faculty and cultivate a deeper understanding of the faith.

Highlights

Flexible Schedule

Flexible Schedule

The School of Canon Law offers several scheduling options, giving students tremendous flexibility to structure their studies according to their preference.

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Career Outlook

Career Outlook

Between 98 and 100 percent of our graduates are employed within three months of graduation, working in dioceses and other Catholic organizations across the globe.

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Annual Lectures

Annual Lectures

Attend lecture series, annual seminars, summer workshops, and events hosted by the School of Canon Law.

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Monsignor Ronny Jenkins, Dean
Monsignor Ronny Jenkins, Dean

Dean's Welcome

Dear friends, alumni, and prospective students:

Welcome to the School of Canon Law at The Catholic University of America – the only Ecclesiastical Faculty of Canon Law in the United States.

The school forms a community of men and women with the vocation of serving the Church – both practitioners of the law in teaching and advising, and men and women acquiring both theoretical knowledge and practical experience of the law.

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