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Schedule and Cost

Academic Schedule for the Josephinum Diaconate Institute Distance Learning Program


Semester

Spring 2017

Summer 2017

Fall 2017

Spring 2018

Summer 2018

Academic Year

2016-17 2016-17 2017-18  2017-18 2017-18

Class Start

Jan 16 May 15 Sept 11 Jan 15  May 14

Last day to Drop

Feb 6 June 5 Oct 2 Feb 5   June 4

Classes End

April 7 Aug 4 Dec 8 April 20  Aug 3 

Holiday Break

 April 10-21 
Holy Week and Easter Week
None  Nov 20-26 Thanksgiving

 Mar 26-April 6 Holy Week and Easter Week

 None

Final Exam/Paper

April 24-28 Aug 7-11 Dec 11-15 April 23-27  Aug 6-10 


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 Course Format Continuing Formation and Candidacy Courses
Duration  12 weeks of classes
+ a final exam/paper week
6 weeks of classes
+ 1 final exam/paper week
Credit Hours 2 Credits 1 Credit

 

JDI Class Pricing

Cost per Credit Hour 

Single Course price

$180

Multiple students / courses  in a semester for an individual student or for a diocese with a letter of intent.

$160

Signed Diocesan Commitment of 20 or more students+courses per academic year

$150

Signed Diocesan Commitment of 40 or more students+courses per academic year

$145

 

Note:   Wives of Deacon or Deacon Candidates may participate in the classes their husband takes at no cost.  They will be registered as "audit" students and will not receive a certificate or graduate credits.  To enroll, please click the ADD WIFE button in the student profile page.  If a wife would like a certificate or graduate credit, they must enroll as a regular student and pay the associated fees.  To enroll a wife as a regular student, use the New Student button on the home page rather than the add wife button in the student profile 


Payment for courses is due two weeks before the start of class and access to course materials will be suspended if payment is not made by the end of the third week of classes.   



Spring 2016-2017 COURSES
 - Classes: January 16th to April 21st - Final Exams: April 24-28. 

The Spring courses for the Josephinum Diaconate institute at the Pontifical College Josephinum are listed below.  
Click on the course number to see the course description in the online catalog.


Twelve Week Candidacy and Continuing Formation Courses for the Spring Semester

Course

 Title

 Facilitator

DO601DE

Christology

Deacon Michael Ross, Ph.D.

DO511DE

Fundamental Theology

Father Jake Runyon, Ph.D.

DO965DE

Deacon Seminar for Certificate Candidates

Deacon Michael Ross. Ph.D.

HS602DE

Patristics Deacon David A. Lopez, Ph.D.

MO844DE

Moral Theology Deacon Peter Gummere,  MA

PA931DE

Health Care Ministry Deacon Bill McGann, MA, CPE

PA951DE

Best Practices in Parish Administration Deacon Ken Barrett, J.D.

 More to come.  Please send your suggestions to:  Deacon Ben LoCasto, Director of Online Learning and Distance Education 


Summer 2016-2017 COURSES
 - Classes: May 15th to August 4th - Final Exams: August 7-11. 

The Summer courses for the Josephinum Diaconate institute at the Pontifical College Josephinum are listed below.  
Click on the course number to see the course description in the online catalog.


Twelve Week Candidacy and Continuing Formation Courses for the Summer Semester

Course

 Title

 Facilitator

DO701DE

 Ecclesiology Deacon William Ditewig, PhD

DO801DE

 Introduction to Diaconate Ministry (Diocese of Las Cruces ONLY)

 

Deacon Frank Iannarino, MA 

HS501DE

 Church History (Diocese of Harrisburg ONLY) Eric Graff, PhD

MO602DE

 Catholic Social Teaching (Diocese of Las Cruces ONLY)


Deacon Clarke Cochran, PhD

MO844DE

 Moral Theology (Diocese of Harrisburg ONLY) Father Peter Langevin, PhL

PA631DE

 Principles of Catechesis

Father Paul Schenck, EdD 

 More to come.  Please send your suggestions to:  Deacon Ben LoCasto, Director of Online Learning and Distance Education