The Master of Arts in Bahá’í Studies degree program develops your skills in academic theological study with an emphasis on the interdisciplinary themes of the Bahá’í faith. This program may be a good fit for you if you are interested in becoming a teacher, professor, or community leader grounded in the Bahá’í faith.
In addition to achieving the core MA degree learning outcomes, a graduate of the MA in Bahá’í Studies program will be able to apply their knowledge of and interdisciplinary insights into the Bahá’í faith to the creation of statements of their individual reality as well as their participation in social discourse, community-building, and social action.
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Hebrew Bible 1: Orientation
New Testament 1: Epistles, Acts, and
New Testament 2: Four Gospels
Introduction to Baha’i Scripture*
|Theological Tradition||2||Religious and Theological Interpretation
Comparative Religious Ethics
Bahá’í Approaches to Social Change*
|Academic Contextualization||5||The Bahá’í Faith*
An Introduction to Bahá’í History*
Bahá’í Institutions, the Community, and the
Two elective courses
|Academic Skills||1||MA Thesis|
|CONCENTRATION SUBTOTAL||6||18 Credits|
|DEGREE TOTAL||12||36 Credits|
|* United courses offered online in affiliation with the Wilmette Institute|
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