The Master of Arts in Religion & American Politics investigates religion’s role in the public sphere through rigorous interdisciplinary scholarship, offering a nuanced understanding of two important realms in American culture.
Offered jointly by CGU’s Religion Department and Division of Politics & Economics, this interdisciplinary Master of Arts program seeks to understand religion’s influence on American politics from the perspectives of both religious studies and political science. You’ll undertake scholarship in research methods, religion, and politics, collaborating across disciplines with leading faculty-scholars at CGU and The Claremont Colleges. This in-depth education track of study increases your professional marketability by providing a visionary understanding of two of the most important realms in American and global culture.
- You can take courses and interact with faculty and students in other CGU departments and across The Claremont Colleges.
- Thanks to CGU’s Los Angeles location, you will study in one of the most religiously and culturally diverse cities in the country.
- You will have access to CGU, Claremont University Consortium, and Claremont School of Theology (CST) libraries, which offer more than two million volumes—more than 250,000 in the field of religion alone.