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  • Home / Why Ursuline? / Success Stories / Mark Harris | Ursuline College - Liberal Arts Education in Ohio

    Mark Harris

    Theological and Pastoral Studies

    Ursuline was able to provide the face-to-face interaction and the interaction with other students that I was looking for.

    Mark Harris

    Why did you decide to attend Ursuline College?

    After taking a year off to look for better employment, I decided to further my studies. I was interested in getting a master's degree in theology. I knew about Ursuline being a Catholic college and looked on the website. I wanted a face-to-face approach of learning and Ursuline was able to provide the face-to-face interaction and the interaction with other students that I was looking for.

    What do you believe is the best part of the Theological and Pastoral Studies program?

    You are around other people with differing views and doctrines, which makes for a good experience. Regardless of your personal viewpoint, diversity helps bring clarity and respect to where people are coming from in their different walk with Jesus.

    Also, the professors are very good. They really care and are very helpful in your educational journey.

    How has your experience at Ursuline helped your career?

    My masters degree from Ursuline has helped open different doors of opportunity. My degree establishes proven credentials to those that need to see them. And throughout my educational experience, I've learned how to open doors for others in their theological walk.

    Why do you believe other students should apply to the Theological and Pastoral Studies program at Ursuline?

    Ursuline's Theological and Pastoral Studies program is a good place to express your views and have your views challenged. It is a great place to see how God is working in the lives of others in their spiritual walk with the Lord. And the professors really help you grow in your educational journey.