The M.A. in Religious Studies is available through the Department of Religious Studies. It is designed to give post-baccalaureate students training in the basic methods of Religious Studies and exposure to the principle fields of scholarly interest within the department. Likely applicants may include recent Religious Studies graduates who have not yet decided on their careers, graduates in other fields who have an interest in religion, and local professionals who wish to expand their horizons by pursuing graduate studies in Religion. Coursework includes a variety of Jewish studies classes that students may decide to take.
Although you may complete the program in less time, the M.A. in Religious Studies is normally a 2-year program requiring 30 units of credit. Detailed requirements and admissions information is available through the Department of Religious Studies.
Dual Degree J.D./M.A.
Duke Law School and the Department of Religious Studies offer a joint-degree program that combines J.D. and M.A. Students may apply to this 3-year program and learn more about its requirements through the Law School.