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Religious Education

Brigham Young University

36 months
Duration
442 USD/credit
442 USD/credit
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About

The Religious Education MA program of Brigham Young University is open only to full-time teachers in the LDS Church Seminaries and Institutes System (S&I) who have at least one year of employment in the system.  

Overview

The Religious Education MA program of Brigham Young University is designed to provide advanced preparation for teaching in the LDS Church Seminaries and Institutes System. The core curriculum focuses primarily on six areas of study: Old Testament, New Testament, Book of Mormon, Doctrine and Covenants, Latter-day Saint history, and the teaching of religion and scripture. 

Key facts:

Religious Education admits a maximum of twelve students to the program in even numbered academic years. Applicants must be currently employed as either a full-time LDS Seminary or Institute teacher and have permission from their Seminaries and Institute Region Director before applying.  Course work begins summer term. The program is designed to be completed in three years (two for course work and one for the culminating project).  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • World Religions and Security Analysis
  • World Religions and Area Analysis
  • Professional Ethical Studies
  • Directed Readings in Church History and Doctrine
  • Educational Philosophy and Values in Religious Education
  • Scripture Teaching
  • Research Methods in Religious Education

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80

Credits

37 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3.46 (recommended)

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • GRE
  • Personal qualifications will be considered.
  • Only full-time teachers in the LDS Church Seminaries and Institutes System (S&I) who have at least one year of employment in the system will be considered for admission.
  • Written approval to apply from your CES Assistant Administrator.
  • One letter of recommendation from your CES Area Director.
  • Two letters of recommendation from an academic source outside of CES.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    442 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 442 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    442 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 442 USD per credit and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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