The MA in Eco-Justice program will provide you with focused academic training in theological and ethical disciplines with a focus on environmental ethics, ecological justice, and eco-theology. Graduates of this program can pursue doctorates in theological ethics with a focus on environmental and ecological issues.
This program may be a good fit for you if you are interested in pursuing a career as:
With additional coursework or training (for example, a dual degree MAL-MA or MDiv-MA), graduates of this program can become leaders of environmental programs, progressive ecological justice think tanks, and other ministries and organizations that involve both environmental social justice and a broader ecological justice for all living things. This program can also be a second degree for MDiv students and graduates who desire to make eco-justice a central component of their church ministry. See the Reduced-Credit Dual Degree page for information on pursuing a reduced-credit MA as a second degree at United.
In addition to achieving the core MA degree learning outcomes, a graduate of the MA in Eco-Justice program will be able to:
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Two Religious Texts courses, 1000- and/or 2000-level
Religious and Theological Interpretation
History of Christian Theologies
History of Modern Theologies
Theology for Social Transformation
Comparative Religious Ethics
Queer and Trans Theologies
Black and Womanist Theologies
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Eco-Justice and Ethics
Applied Issues in Eco-Justice
Two elective courses
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