Academics

The GTU provides students with the opportunity for intensive academic study of many religious traditions including forms of Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Jainism, and Judaism, as well as interdisciplinary topics such as art and religion or theology and science.

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Unique Degree Concentrations

Ranging from Aesthetics to Yoga

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Core Doctoral Faculty Members

From diverse faiths and fields

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Faculty Across the Consortium

To guide your academic career

The proximity of our member schools, academic centers, and interdisciplinary programs creates a dynamic intellectual community that draws scholars from around the world. Students entering the PhD or MA program benefit from the GTU’s diverse, multi-religious environment and draw on the depth of faculty expertise available among the more than 100 full-time faculty members across this diverse consortium. 

Explore Our Doctoral Program

Our PhD curriculum builds on the ecumenical, interreligious, and interdisciplinary strengths of the GTU, offering rich opportunities for both specialization and cross-disciplinary study.

Discover Our MA Program

The GTU Common Master of Arts provides exciting opportunities to explore theology and religion in response to the challenges posed by contemporary cultures. 

Departments and Concentrations

GTU degree programs feature more than thirty unique concentrations - from Aesthetics to Yoga Studies - grouped into four interdisciplinary departments.

Library Public Presentation: Collection Development

Come to the public presentation for the Head of Collection Development. 

Collaborative Learning Space, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library
9:30am to 10:30am

Leadership in an Unpredictable Future -- Ethics in Innovation

The Ignite Institute at PSR invites you to join them (online or in person) for an exciting conversation with cross-sector leaders looking at the intersection of Ethics and Technology.

Microsoft Store, Palo Alto
6:00pm

The Bay Area MFA Show Opening Reception

Join CARe for the opening of The Bay Area MFA Show! There will be music, refreshments and an Artists Talk by the MFA students themselves.
This exhibition showcases the work of five Master of Fine Arts students from around the Bay Area.

Doug Adams Gallery
5:00pm