What You'll Learn
- Navigate and analyze the historical relationship between religion and public education in the United States, as well as contemporary views regarding the nature and purpose of public education and the roles of religion.
- Apply an interdisciplinary, multicultural, and critical theory methodology to the study of religion from a nonsectarian perspective.
- Develop lesson and unit plans for a wide range of educational settings.
- Understand the historical origins, central teachings, devotional practices, and social/political influences of discrete religious traditions.
Going back to school doesn’t have to mean putting your life on hold.
We’ve designed our courses and certificates to give you the flexibility to pace your studies to fit your schedule.
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Earning Your Certificate
To meet the requirements for the certificate, you must:
- Complete the five certificate courses for graduate credit.
- Earn at least a B grade in each course.
- Complete the courses within three years.
The professional graduate certificate in Religious Studies and Education requires five courses:
- RELI E-1505 Religion, Education, and Democracy (required course)
- RELI E-2000 Methods in Religious Studies and Education (required course)
- Electives (choose any three courses from select group)
Ready to take the next step?
You can enroll in your first course in the:
See the schedules in the academic calendar.
Affordability is core to our mission. When compared to our continuing education peers, it’s a fraction of the cost.
|Our Tuition (2020–21 rate)||$2,900 per course|
|Average Tuition of Peer Institutions||$5,476 per course|
|Average Total Cost||$14,500|