What does it cost?

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How long will it take?

Full-time students can complete the program in five years.

Where will I take classes?
Atlanta Campus

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Students may enter the program in the fall, spring or summer.

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Religious Studies, B.A./M.A.

Students can save time and tuition money by earning bachelor's and master's degrees in religious studies in as little as five years.

Graduates of our interdisciplinary program develop the skills needed to work in today's diverse, multicultural workplaces. Our recent graduates have moved ahead by pursuing careers in education, non-profit management, law and business, as well as by returning to established careers with a better understanding of religion and culture.

The program also prepares students who aim to pursue a Ph.D. or who want to go on to a professionally oriented graduate program in areas such as public health or law.

Program Details

High School Seniors and Recent Graduates
If you’re a senior in high school or if you graduated from high school within the last two years, you’ll apply to begin your bachelor’s degree program using Georgia State’s Common Application.

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International students
International applicants are those students who are in the U.S. on a non-immigrant visa (B-1, H-1, J-1, etc.), students who are living outside the U.S. and who will require an F-1 visa to study in the United States, students who are in the process of applying for Permanent Residency status but have not yet received the Permanent Residency card or students who have been educated outside the U.S.

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Transfer students
If you’re already in college but need a change, transferring to Georgia State can provide you with the opportunities you need to succeed — in school and after graduation.

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Students seeking to apply for a dual undergraduate/graduate program should carefully review the program requirements on this page and in the Undergraduate Catalog.

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The degree makes it possible for students to earn a bachelor’s and master’s degree in as little as five years.

Students accepted into dual undergraduate/graduate programs must work with the program graduate director each term to develop a plan for taking graduate courses during their senior year.

For more details, see the course catalog.

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  • Students completing graduate coursework while an undergraduate will pay the undergraduate tuition rate.
  • Dual-degree students accepted into the M.S. program will be able to compete for Graduate Assistantships which come with tuition waivers for graduate program enrollment.
  • You waive the M.S. application fee.
  • Two courses count toward your undergraduate degree and your graduate degree (double credits).

For general tuition information, check out our cost calculator or visit student financial services for information on estimated costs.

Students will develop an understanding of the beliefs and actions of diverse peoples and cultures. The program also contributes to an individual’s self-understanding through uncovering and exploring major tenets of his or her own culture.

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Careers

The major in religious studies provides a rich grounding in the liberal arts and is particularly appropriate for students considering careers in government, health, law, education, international business, social work, the ministry or media.

Contacts

Campus Location:
Department of Religious Studies
Georgia State University
25 Park Place
Suite 1700
Atlanta, GA 30303

Mailing Address:
Department of Religious Studies
Georgia State University
P.O. Pox 3994
Atlanta, GA 30302-3994

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Monique Moultrie
mmoultrie@gsu.edu
404-413-6110

Interim Graduate Director
Molly Bassett
Associate Professor, Department Chair
mbassett@gsu.edu
404-413-6134

25 Park Pl NE #2500
Atlanta, GA 30303

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