Graduate Theological Union

Graduate Theological Union

Religion and Society


Office of Admissions

2400 Ridge Road

Berkeley, CA 94709

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Religion and Society

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Religion and Society is part of the Ethics and Social Theory area at the GTU. Doctoral students have the choice of concentrating their studies in ethics or the social scientific study of religion. For example, in the ethics concentration, one can focus on economic ethics; environmental ethics; bioethics; feminist ethics; Roman Catholic moral theology; and theories of justice and human rights. On the social-science track, a student can concentrate on sociology of religion, especially in new religious movements; the comparative sociological study of Catholicism; religion and politics; gender studies and religion; ritual and pilgrimage; and work and religion.


Western Associate of Schools and Colleges (WASC) The Association of Theological Schools (ATS)

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Specialized Institution—Theological seminary or other faith-related institution

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 0-999

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