The M.A. program in Religion provides a broad background in the study of religious currents, including the marginal and transnational, within a strong theoretical framework of the academic study of religion. The M.A. program will be designed to assist students in:

  • acquiring the necessary background and credentials for admittance in competitive divinity and doctoral programs, or
  • developing the skills necessary for other vocational or professional options that do not require a Ph.D., or
  • exploring personal and professional interests

Students accepted into the M.A. program are eligible to participate in the GEM Certificate Program.


Tuition for 2020-21 is $10,000 per semester. All students must pay fees. Fees for 2020-21 are $315.50 per semester.


Inquiries regarding the application process should be directed to Humanities Graduate Admissions. For academic inquiries regarding the program, please contact Dr. Claire Fanger, Director of M.A. Studies.