Offered in conjunction with the Department of Library and Information Science
A joint master's degree program in religious studies and in library and information science provides students with a background for professional practice in a variety of settings. The joint degree requires a total of 51 graduate semester hours in the two disciplines. Two specializations are available: religious studies and archival management, and general librarianship and religious studies. The master’s program in the School of Theology and Religious Studies introduces students to resources, issues, and research methods in religion, theology, church history, and allied fields. The program in library and information science certifies the student's competency in professional practice. The two degrees are awarded concurrently.