Schedule and Tuition

Academic Schedule for the Josephinum Diaconate Institute Distance Learning Program

DateSpring 2022 Summer 2022Fall 2022Spring 2023 Summer 2023Fall 2023
Academic Year2021-2022 2021-20222022-2023 2022-20232022-20232023-2024
Class StartJanuary 10 May 9 September 12 January 9 May 8 September 11
Last day to Add / DropJanuary 28 May 27 September 30 January 27  May 26 September 29
Classes EndApril 1 July 29 December 9 March 31 July 28 December 8
Holiday BreakNone NoneNovember 21-25 April 3 – April 7 None November 20-24
Final Exam/PaperApril 4-8 August 1-5 December 12-16 April 10-14 July 31 – Aug 4 December 11-15
 Course FormatContinuing Formation and Candidacy Courses
Duration 12 weeks of classes 
+ a final exam/paper week
6 weeks of classes 
+ 1 final exam/paper week
Credit Hours2 Credits1 Credit
Course Tuition (Per Credit Hour)$250
Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies Courses (Per Credit Hour)$300
JDI Summer Pro Seminar (Per Credit Hour)$300
New Student Registration Fee $100
Registration Fee for Certificate and Degree Programs$100

Note:   Wives of Deacon or Deacon Candidates may participate in the formation 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 on 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.