4 Master of Art Programs in Abrahamic Studies

An MA, or Master of Arts, is a graduate degree awarded to students who complete a curriculum of advanced courses. It can be a terminal degree in and of itself, or it can prepare recipients for doctorate-level study. What is an MA in Abrahamic Studies? An MA in Abrahamic Studies is a degree that incorporates the study of religions such as Judaism, Islam and Christianity within global and historica… Read more

An MA, or Master of Arts, is a graduate degree awarded to students who complete a curriculum of advanced courses. It can be a terminal degree in and of itself, or it can prepare recipients for doctorate-level study.

What is an MA in Abrahamic Studies? An MA in Abrahamic Studies is a degree that incorporates the study of religions such as Judaism, Islam and Christianity within global and historical perspectives. Students who studied topics like philosophy, global studies and religion while earning their undergraduate degree may be well-suited for this graduate degree. Since many of the texts studied will be in Arabic or Hebrew, you will likely be required to take courses in one or both of these languages, and the rest of your courses will likely focus on studying various religious documents.

Some students pursue an MA in Abrahamic Studies to supplement a degree in theology or divinity and pursue preaching. The degree may also qualify you to teach classes on religion at the high school or college level. The in-depth knowledge students gain from the program would be beneficial in a variety of applications.

The cost of an MA may be greater than the cost of undergraduate coursework, but it will still vary greatly depending on the program you choose. Contacting the admissions office at the school you are applying to is the best way to get accurate information on tuition.

An MA in Abrahamic Studies may provide you with the skills and knowledge to apply your specialization through a doctorate program or a job in the field. Jobs prospects include ministry, academics, writing and research. If you are able to master Hebrew or Arabic during the program, this can provide you with even more promising opportunities.

There may be part-time or online options available for some MA in Abrahamic Studies programs. To learn more, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Vancouver School of Theology
Vancouver , Canada

The Master of Arts in Theological Studies degree program is for those wishing to develop further perspectives in theological thought for personal or professional enrichment, f ... +

The Master of Arts in Theological Studies degree program is for those wishing to develop further perspectives in theological thought for personal or professional enrichment, for those interested in further academic study, or for those seeking further development in their spiritual journey in relation to other professions. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
January 2020
Campus
 
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Be'er Sheva , Israel

The Woodman-Scheller Israel Studies International Program (WSISIP) provides students with a comprehensive state-of-the-art background in key subjects and research methods in I ... +

The Woodman-Scheller Israel Studies International Program (WSISIP) provides students with a comprehensive state-of-the-art background in key subjects and research methods in Israel Studies. The knowledge and skills that students acquire, provides a solid foundation for those intending to pursue doctoral degrees in related fields. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
October 2020
Campus
 
Heythrop College - University Of London
London , United Kingdom

Extend your understanding of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. You will focus on the contemporary religious thought of the three faiths, especially their theological responses ... +

Extend your understanding of Judaism, Christianity and Islam. You will focus on the contemporary religious thought of the three faiths, especially their theological responses to the challenge of modernity and engagement with each other. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
September 2020
Campus
 
Vancouver School of Theology
Vancouver , Canada

Vancouver School of Theology continues its long-standing partnership with First Nations communities and its partnerships with inter-religious communities to make possible an M ... +

Vancouver School of Theology continues its long-standing partnership with First Nations communities and its partnerships with inter-religious communities to make possible an M.A. in Indigenous and Inter-religious Studies. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
January 2020
Campus