University of Southern California

USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Religion and Social Ethics


University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA 90007

United States


(213) 740-2311

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts (M.A., Religion and Social Ethics);M.A./Juris Doctor (dual degree), PhD.-Religion and Social Ethics; ;

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The School of Religion offers an interdisciplinary program leading to the M.A. or Ph.D. in Social Ethics. Graduate study enables students to reflect upon the major traditions of ethical thought, to develop critical tools for understanding the function of values and moral norms in society and to acquire skills for analyzing contemporary moral issues. The Ph.D. in Religion and Social Ethics may be taken with special emphasis in Judaic studies in conjunction with the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.


Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Financial Aid is available Federal Student Loans. Applicants may apply by completing the FAFSA and applying code 001328. Several scholarships also available.

Locale: Large City

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