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Graduate Certificates in Religious Studies

33 Yearly Graduations
39% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 40 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a graduate certificate in religion. This degree is more popular with male students, and about 21% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 6.1% of religion graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Religion Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 33 students earned their graduate certificate in religion. This makes it the 164th most popular graduate certificate program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in religion at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 3,941
Master’s Degree 828
Associate’s Degree 779
Doctor’s Degree 238
Basic Certificate 76
Undergraduate Certificate 46
Graduate Certificate 33

Earnings of Religion Majors With Graduate Certificates

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for religion majors with their graduate certificate due to lack of data.

Student Debt

The data on debt ranges for religion majors who have their graduate certificate is not available.

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue graduate certificates in religion. About 60.6% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 20
Women 13
Gender Diversity of Graduate Certificates in Religion

The racial-ethnic distribution of religion graduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 2
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 21
International Students 2
Other Races/Ethnicities 3
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Religion Graduate Certificate Students

There are 40 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in religion. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Hartford Seminary

Hartford, Connecticut
12 Yearly Graduations
33% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for religion students seekinga graduate certificate is Hartford Seminary. Roughly 100 attend the school each year. The religion program at Hartford Seminary awarded 12 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 25% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 33% were women.

#2

The General Theological Seminary

New York, New York
4 Yearly Graduations
75% Women

The 2nd most popular school in the country for religion majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is The General Theological Seminary. Each year, around 0 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 4 people received their graduate certificate in religion from GTS.

#3

Spring Hill College

Mobile, Alabama
3 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Spring Hill College comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in religion. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $38,190 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,270 per year.

The religion program at Spring Hill College awarded 3 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

2 Yearly Graduations
50% Women

Methodist Theological School in Ohio is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in religion. Roughly 100 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 people received their graduate certificate in religion from MTSO.

2 Yearly Graduations

The 4th most popular school in the country for religion majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is University of Cincinnati - Main Campus. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,476 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,790 per year.

The religion program at University of Cincinnati - Main Campus awarded 2 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#4

Syracuse University

Syracuse, New York
2 Yearly Graduations

Syracuse University is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in religion. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $50,616 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $38,880 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 graduate certificates were handed out to religion majors at Syracuse.

#7

Towson University

Towson, Maryland
1 Yearly Graduations

Towson University comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in religion. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,962 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,902 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 graduate certificates were handed out to religion majors at Towson.

#7

St. Bonaventure University

Saint Bonaventure, New York
1 Yearly Graduations

The 7th most popular school in the country for religion majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is St. Bonaventure University. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $34,366 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,860 per year.

The religion program at St. Bonaventure University awarded 1 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#7

Starr King School for Ministry

Berkeley, California
1 Yearly Graduations

Starr King School for Ministry is the 7th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in religion. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 graduate certificates were handed out to religion majors at Starr King School for Ministry.

#7

Regent University

Virginia Beach, Virginia
1 Yearly Graduations

Regent University is the 7th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in religion. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $17,220 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $15,552 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 graduate certificates were handed out to religion majors at Regent.

#7

University of Arizona

Tucson, Arizona
1 Yearly Graduations

University of Arizona comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in religion. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,990 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,938 per year.

The religion program at University of Arizona awarded 1 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 7th most popular school in the country for religion majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their graduate certificate in religion from Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School.

#7

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, Michigan
1 Yearly Graduations

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor is the 7th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in religion. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $16,212 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $23,890 per year.

The religion program at University of Michigan - Ann Arbor awarded 1 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#7

Institute of Buddhist Studies

Berkeley, California
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Institute of Buddhist Studies comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in religion. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their graduate certificate in religion from Institute of Buddhist Studies. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to religion that offer graduate certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Philosophy 40
Other Philosophy & Religion 1

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

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