Why Study Religion at Georgia State?

“It’s impossible to understand much of the news without knowing something about religion.” – CNN Belief Blog

Studying world religions:

  • Prepares you for economic success in global settings and industries where culturally diverse points of view are valued.
  • Prepares you to succeed personally in an international city such as Atlanta or anywhere else in the world
  • Introduces you to ideas, practices, and values that you’ve never encountered previously

In the Department of Religious Studies, we offer

  • Hands-on research, with internships, on-site learning, study abroad, and opportunities to work on faculty research projects
  • Preparation for graduate work in religious studies and a variety of other humanities and social science fields – our graduates go on to prestigious universities including Harvard, Princeton, Chicago, the University of California Santa Barbara, Columbia, Emory and Duke.
  • Innovative M.A. programs that prepare you for doctoral work or for other careers, such as law, public policy, education, the nonprofit sector, business, and the media – check out our Graduate info!

Studying religion puts you on the cutting edge of global politics, business, health care, education, and the media.  Come be a part of it!