The cost of any catechetical required-trainings for catechists, catechetical leaders, and Catholic school teachers of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, through Catholic Distance University, will be covered by the Department of Faith Formation and Mission.  Click here to register for a class at CDU.

CDU wants to help you make stress-free plans for summer. Our courses are fully online and can be completed from anywhere and at any time. 

Registration for both our Fall I and Fall II terms is now open!  The sooner you apply the sooner you can grab your spot in the courses that interest you the most. 

Every one of our courses features fascinating content and clear instruction from top notch professors. Now is your chance to take interesting classes like:

Fall I: ENG 105 Introduction to Composition for Theology and THEO 418 Introduction to Thomas Aquinas, and graduate courses, including THEO 682 Forming a Catholic Worldview: Catholic Social Teachings and PHIL 534 Philosophy of the Human Person.

Fall II: THEO 213 God, Man and the Universe and THEO 343 Vatican II: The Church and Her Liturgy, as well as graduate courses such as THEO 503 The Catholic Theological Tradition and SPIR 501 Applied Catholic Spirituality.

Do you have any questions? Reach out to our admissions director at or 1-888-254-4CDU