Accepting students for enrollment starting Fall 2022
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 1000-level Religious Texts courses
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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|Academic Contextualization||5||Eco-Theologies and Eco-Spiritualities
Eco-Justice and Ethics
Applied Issues in Eco-Justice
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