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Online Master's Degrees in Religion

Prepare for diplomatic or service careers focused on areas in which religious understanding is required.

Why earn a Master’s degree in religion?

A Master’s degree in this field focuses on the nature of religious belief—as well as specific beliefs within the best-known religions around the world.

Degrees often include a background in sociology, psychology, philosophy, anthropology, literature and art as well as scriptural and textual studies, religious history and politics.

Some students earning their graduated degree go on to work in diplomatic or service careers focused on areas in which religious understanding is essential. Others are interested in church or ministry work, while others choose to go on to seminary or PhD programs in religious studies.

Why earn a Master’s degree in religion?

A Master’s degree in this field focuses on the nature of religious belief—as well as specific beliefs within the best-known religions around the world.

Degrees often include a background in sociology, psychology, philosophy, anthropology, literature and art as well as scriptural and textual studies, religious history and politics.

Some students earning their graduated degree go on to work in diplomatic or service careers focused on areas in which religious understanding is essential. Others are interested in church or ministry work, while others choose to go on to seminary or PhD programs in religious studies.