Sacred Heart Seminary and

School of Theology


With approximately 170 students, Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology prepares men of all ages and backgrounds for priesthood. Sacred Heart’s expertise ensures a rich, rewarding and efficient formation experience, while rigorously following the Program of Priestly Formation, 5th Edition. Approximately 30 bishops and religious superiors entrust their seminarians to Sacred Heart. Our core program is our accredited Master of Divinity Program. The school, founded in 1932, is an apostolate of the Priests of the Sacred Heart. It’s located in Franklin, a suburb of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


Sacred Heart offers an accredited Master of Arts Program open to laity, a robust English and Culture Studies program serving religious communities and dioceses around the world, as well as other programs and educational opportunities. Seminarians who do not have a bachelor’s degree enroll in our Pre-Theology Program, while earning credits through an accredited institution.

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