Religious Studies

Undergraduate programs

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Mental Health and Spirituality certificate

Coming fall 2022!

Graduate program

Why pursue a religious studies degree at Missouri State?

  • You will benefit from the oldest, largest program in a state university in Missouri, learning from one of the largest religious studies faculties in the Midwest.
  • Through the guidance of expert faculty, you’ll have opportunities to study a wide range of fields, including biblical studies, Judaic and Christian history, Asian religions, North American religions and modern religious thought.
  • You will gain exceptional critical thinking skills along with complex understanding of religion’s impact on people’s lives while building a strong foundation for graduate school or seminary.
  • You'll also gain valuable perspective for a diverse range of careers, including counseling, nonprofit work, publishing and law.

To learn more about the advantages of studying religion, download our Why Study Religion? presentation.

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