Religious Studies

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Recognized internationally for its innovation, diversity and entrepreneurial spirit, Mason offers enterprising scholars, teachers, and a student body representing 135 countries and all 50 states. Located in Northern Virginia, only minutes away from our nation's capital, Mason provides unparalleled opportunities in research, internships, and work experiences through strong alliances with business, the community, and government.

The Washington metropolitan area is rich in the presence of many major religious traditions and their places of worship, ethnic communities and cultural establishments. It is an exciting place to study religion and its role in global issues and human lives. The Religious studies faculty is uniquely able to make the study of religion an inspiring and enriching experience.