Our aim is to provide students from a variety of undergraduate backgrounds with the fundamental orientation, information, and aptitudes needed for the advanced study of early Christianity in their chosen disciplines. Historically, graduates of the ECS program have entered doctoral programs in a large number of different fields of study, including Ancient History, Armenian Studies, Classics, Early Christianity, Historical Theology, History, History of Christianity, Late Antiquity, Literature, Liturgical Studies, Medieval Studies, Near Eastern Studies, New Testament, Old Testament/Hebrew Bible, Patristics, Philosophy, Political Science, Religious Studies, Syriac Studies, and Theology. Among the universities where ECS alumni have earned doctoral degrees or are currently students are Brown, Catholic University of America, Chicago, Duke, Marquette, New York University, Oxford, Princeton, Princeton Theological Seminary, UCLA, and, of course, Notre Dame.
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- Proseminar course
- Ancient Language A
- Ancient Language B
- History and Ancient Religion
- Theology and Liturgy
- 24 months
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DisciplinesReligious Studies & Theology General Studies & Classics View 94 other Masters in General Studies & Classics in United States
Applications to the M.A. program must include an application form, a statement of intent, transcripts of degrees and course work, three letters of recommendation and GRE scores. The deadline for application to the program is February 1.
International51264 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 51264 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
National51264 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 51264 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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