Florida International University

School of International and Public Affairs

Religious Studies

Address:

11200 S.W. 8th Street

Miami, FL 33199

United States

Phone:

1-305-348-6656

Fax:

1-305-348-3772

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Religious Studies Graduate Certificate, M.A. - Religious Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The MA in Religious Studies is a 36 credit hour program: * Nine hours of core seminars, * Twelve hours of track courses, * AND either six hours of thesis and nine hours of electives, or fifteen hours of electives. (The non-thesis track is not considered adequate preparation for doctoral work in the field.) The program is meant to be taken on a full-time basis, and completed in 24-27 months, but it also accommodates part-time students. About half the students currently in the program are part-time. Evening offerings are limited, however, and most begin at 5 pm. To graduate, a student must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA, and no grade under B- will be counted toward the 36 credit hour requirement. The purpose of the Graduate Certificate Program is to offer an alternative to the MA degree program for students who wish to pursue an organized program of study in religious studies at the graduate level, but have no need of a degree and/or wish a shorter term project.

Accreditation:

AACSB International - Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

Facts & Figures

International Financial Aid Description: Financial Aid may be available to those who qualify. Applicants may apply by completing the Federal Application for Free Financial Aid (FAFSA). School FASFA Code: 009635

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Federal Application for Free Financial Aid (FAFSA). School FASFA Code: 009635

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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