Missouri State University

Department of Religious Studies

Religious Studies Certificate Program

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A passion for people

In order to become more effective in your career, you may want to gain a greater understanding of the religious and cultural beliefs and values of those with whom you work. This certificate will help you increase both your knowledge and appreciation of the religious diversity you encounter. This program is designed for people who already hold an undergraduate degree – in any field – and who encounter religion or are interested in it, but who do not want to pursue a graduate degree in religious studies.

Careers and outcomes

This certificate is designed for students who are already working in their preferred fields. As such, it is to augment the students' current skill sets and knowledge base, and assist them in working more effectively in that chosen field. Students who have completed this program have found that this certificate globalized their perspective and improved their critical thinking skills, which made them more attractive in the job market.

Program Costs and Potential Occupations
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