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M.A. in Government with a concentration in Religion & Politics

Online or On-Campus Degree

The Master of Arts in Government with a concentration in Religion & Politics is offered online or on campus through the Robertson School of Government to students interested in the intersection of religious factors with history, American politics, culture, peace and security, and world affairs. You’ll gain a solid foundation in social science theories of religion, culture, and government and study comparative politics, religion and security, legal issues (e.g. Church and State), and more. Then, build your expertise in areas such as Constitutional law, Christian ethics, biblical law, Islamic political thought, or Shari’a law.

  • Explore the Bill of Rights, the rights of liberty, equal protection and due process arising from the 14th Amendment, and the subsequent rise and effects of judicial policy-making.
  • Understand the laws of the Bible and their appropriate applications to policy issues such as lawful oaths, church and state jurisdiction, gender roles, marriage, capital punishment and other topics.
  • Survey Islamic Law using the Qur’an itself and the history of its various interpretations as well as the Shari’a as applied in Muslim nations today and its relevancy to non-Muslim nations.

Career Opportunities:

  • Non-Governmental Organization Staff
  • Writer/Researcher
  • Think Tank Analyst

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