How to Apply


Congratulations on your decision to pursue graduate education with the Antiochian House of Studies!

Currently, all applications are received by mail.

When you’re ready to apply, please

  1. Contact Archdeacon Peter
  2. Gather your materials
  3. Send your application & materials to AHoS

Fill Out Application Form
Contact Archdeacon Peter Boulukos. He will walk you through the process, and mail you an application form: (201) 569–0095 / theoedu1@aol.com

Gather Materials
Begin gathering your materials. The full application will include:

  1. The completed application form
  2. A letter from your pastor, recommending you to the program (For Clergy: include a letter from your bishop or pertinent ecclesiastical authority.)
  3. A brief autobiography with an emphasis on church activities
  4. A statement of your reason for applying to the program
  5. A non-refundable application fee of fifty dollars (US $50.00) by check or money order, payable to “The Antiochian Archdiocese” designated for “Antiochian House of Studies”
  6. A recent full-face photograph

Send Materials
Once you have contacted Archdeacon Peter, and received the catalog, application form, then send all materials to:

Attn: Archdeacon Peter Boulukos
Antiochian House of Studies
385 Ivy Lane
Bergenfield, NJ 07621

Contact Archdeacon Peter if you have any questions, at (201) 569–0095. 

Timing
Please confirm the timing of your application.

Stephen’s Certificate (All tracks)

The St. Stephen’s Certificate program duration is three years. Applications must be submitted by August 15 of the year students intend to begin.
(A leave of absence may be requested, for some period of time, in special cases.)

Timeline – St. Stephen’s Master of Arts

Applications must be submitted by September 15 of the year students intend to begin. The St. Stephen’s Master of Arts Program duration is four years.
(A leave of absence may be requested, for some period of time, in special cases.)

Timeline – Doctor of Ministry

Please contact Fr. Joseph Allen for the most recent timing requirements: theoeduc@aol.com

Timeline – Pastoral Care

Please contact Bishop John for the most recent timing requirements: frjpa@aol.com