Institutions with Programs in Religious Education

Check out our growing list of institutions with doctoral and/or masters’ programs in Religious Education and/or Practical Theology. To add an institution to the list, please contact the REA Networking Coordinator.

Doctoral Programs

Anglia Ruskin University-Ph.D. in Practical Theology
Azusa Pacific University-Educational Leadership, Ed.D.
Biola University-Educational Studies, Ph.D.
Boston College-Philosophy in Theology and Education, Ph.D.
Boston University-Philosophy in Theological Studies, Ph.D.
Claremont Graduate University – Ph.D. in Practical Theology
Catholic University of America– Ph.D. in Catechesis
Columbia International University-Ph.D. in Practical Theology
Columbia Theological Seminary-Doctor of Educational Ministry, D.Ed.Min.
Dallas Baptist University-Educational Leadership, Ed.D.
Drew University-Interdisciplinary Ph.D.
Duke University-Interdisciplinary Th.D.
Emory University-Ph.D. Initiative in Religious Studies and Practical Theology
Fordham University-Religious Education, Ph.D.
Fuller Seminary – Intercultural Studies Ph.D.
Garrett Evangelical-Christian Education and Congregational Studies, Ph.D.
Graduate Theological Union (in Berkeley)- Ph.D. in Practical Theology
Iliff/University of Denver – Ph.D.
Jewish Theological Seminary-Jewish Education, Ed.D.
Lancaster Bible College/Capital Seminary and Graduate School-EdD in Educational Leadership
Midwestern Seminary-Doctor of Educational Ministry, D.Ed.Min.
New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary-Doctor of Educational Ministry, D.Ed.Min.
Palm Beach Atlantic University– Ph.D. in Practical Theology
Princeton Theological Seminary-Ph.D. in Practical Theology
Southern Baptist-Education in Educational Leadership, Ed.D.
Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary– Doctor of Education
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary-Doctor of Educational Ministries, D.Ed.Min.
Trinity Bible College-Ph.D. in Practical Theology
Trinity Evangelical Divinity School-Ph.D. in Educational Studies
Union Seminary-Religion and Education, Ph.D.
University of Birmingham-DPT in Practical Theology
Warnborough School of Theology-Ph.D. in Practical Theology

Masters’ Level Programs

Claremont School of Theology: Master of Theological Studies with Concentration in Religious Education
Columbia Theological Seminary: MAPT with Concentration in Christian Education
Dallas Theological Seminary: MA in Christian Education
Fordham University: MA in Religious Education
Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary: MA in Christian Education
Gateway Seminary: MA in Educational Leadership
Interdenominational Theological Center: MA in Christian Education
Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary: MA in Global Leadership, and THM interdisciplinary
Loyola University of Chicago: MA program with an education minor
Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary: MDiv in Christian Education
New York Theological Seminary: MA in Religious Education
Princeton Seminary: MA in Christian Education
Samuel DeWitt Proctor School of Theology: MA in Christian Education
Toronto School of Theology: Master of Religious Education
Tyndale Seminary: Master of Theological Studies in Christian Education & Formation
University of St. Michael’s College: Master of Religious Education
Unification Theological Seminary: Master of Religious Education
Union Presbyterian Seminary: MA in Christian Education
Wesley Theological Seminary: certificate in Children and Youth Ministry and Advocacy

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