The program is designed to be completed within twelve months. Students take one core course and two elective courses in both the fall and winter terms, then write a master's essay over the summer. More about our program requirements...
We are able to provide substantial funding to qualified students through Queen's scholarships. Our students have also been successful in competitions for Ontario Graduate Scholarships and Canada Graduate Scholarships. Students also receive funding as research or teaching assistants. Currently students are guaranteed a minimum of approximately $15,000 in total funding.
Students will have the opportunity to work as research or teaching assistants for Queen's professors. Because we do not have a PhD program at Queen's, we are able to devote all our resources and attention to MA students and can give them research and teaching opportunities that other institutions cannot match.An M.A. in Religious Studies can lead to a variety of opportunities such as:
Graduates of our program have been accepted into Ph.D. programs at Queen’s University, University of Toronto, McGill University, University of British Columbia, York University, University of Waterloo, University of Ottawa, McMaster University and institutions in the USA and UK. Others have worked for private or public sector employers as journalists, public policy analysts, researchers and educators.
Our application process is entirely online. Click here to find out how to begin the process and to learn more about admission requirements.
If you are interested in learning more about this exciting program, please contact Pamela Dickey Young, Co-ordinator of Graduate Studies.
General information about Graduate Studies at Queen's University can be found on the School of Graduate Studies website.