Missouri State University

Missouri State University

Religious Studies


Missouri State University

Springfield, MO 65897

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

12 cr. hr. Certificate - Religious Studies for the Professions, M.A. - Religious Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This program will develop sound knowledge and professional skills in the discipline, as well as in the broader context of related disciplines in the humanities area. Upon completion of this program, the student will have acquired a foundation of knowledge, skills and perspectives for working in a variety of vocations where a high degree of versatility in human affairs, knowledge in humanities, and an ability to negotiate among various religious faiths, ideologies and opinions, are required. This program offers exceptional preparation for doctoral studies or seminary, as well as for professional careers in fields such as counseling, non-profits, publishing, and law.


Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools

International Student Requirements:

International applicants are also required to submit a score of not less than 550 on the paper-based, or a comparable score of 213 on the computer-based TOEFL, or demonstrate English language proficiency by other equivalent means with a minimum score of 50 percent on the Listening Comprehension Section.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: min. 30 cr. hrs.

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $247 Missouri residents, $494 non-Missouri residen USD

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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