Program Description

The rigorous academic study of religion - a powerful force for both good and evil – intended for integration with an emerging or existing profession.  

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Program Length

48 quarter units; undergraduate degree in religion not requried. The average length of time to complete if enrolled full-time is 2 yrs. (5 yrs maximum allowed).

Possible Careers

This degree does not lead to employment; intended for enrichment only. Graduates may be better-prepared for graduate studies in public health and policy, therapy, law, medicine or ministry.

Application Deadlines

QuarterApplication OpenPriority DeadlineFinal Deadline
Summer of 2019Jan 1, 2018Jun 1, 2019
Autumn of 2019Apr 1, 2018Sep 1, 2019
Winter of 2020Jul 1, 2018Dec 1, 2019
Spring of 2020Oct 1, 2018Mar 1, 2020
Summer of 2020Jan 1, 2019Jun 1, 2020

Admissions Requirements

  • Graduate degree from a regionally-accredited institution
  • Undergraduate cumulative gpa - 3.0 minimum
  • GRE; scores no more than 5 years old
  • International: Internet-based TOEFL test score of 83 or higher (computer and paper-based tests vary)
Integrating faith and health
Loma Linda University educates and encourages a balanced life by living our values of humility, compassion, justice, integrity, excellence, freedom and self- control. You will be surrounded by faculty who are committed to healthcare innovation and research while engaging your spirituality.