The department offers a comprehensive program of studies in the field of religion leading to the MA degree. Areas of concentration are in Far Eastern religions, Judaica, Islamic studies, Hebrew Bible/Old Testament, Semitic languages and literature, inter-testamental studies, New Testament and early Christian literature, historical theology and church history, philosophical and systematic theology, American and African-American religious history. Various methodologies are employed in these areas. Admission to the MA program presupposes a thorough background in religious studies. The graduate program is designed to give the student a broad and thorough training in the field of religion with a specialization in some area of concentration.
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges