You will gain sound knowledge and professional skills in the discipline of religious studies, as well as in the broader context of related disciplines in the humanities. You may choose one of these areas to emphasize:
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Your foundation of skills will help you work in vocations where you need to negotiate among various religious faiths and ideologies. You will also gain a perspective that helps you have greater understanding and respect for individual differences in religion.
Our program also offers exceptional preparation for doctoral studies or seminary, as well as for professional careers in fields such as counseling, non-profits, publishing, and law.
In addition, MSU’s graduate religious studies programs offer the following: