Southern Methodist University

Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences

Religious Studies


The Office of Research and Graduate Studies
P.O. Box 750240

Southern Methodist University

Dallas, TX 75275

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.A. - Religious Studies;, Ph.D. - Religious Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

SMU's Graduate Program in Religious Studies conceives the study of religion as a humanistic discipline, encompassing a variety of methods and approaches. It is designed to prepare students for both teaching and scholarship, whether in departments of religious studies or in theological seminaries. To this end, the program places a high premium on independent study carried out under the personal direction of a distinguished faculty.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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