Online MA Program

Program Description

The GTU’s 100% online Master of Arts degree is designed to prepare students to engage the world’s great religions and wisdom traditions in contemporary contexts. This program offers students access to the resources of the GTU without relocating in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Online MA is available to students who are interested in specializing in the following concentrations: 

  • Islamic Sacred Texts 
  • Hindu Studies 
  • Islamic Studies 
  • Jewish Studies 
  • Interreligious Studies 
  • Ethics 
  • Theology and Science 
  • Practical Theology 
  • Yoga Studies 

In accordance with regulations determined by the Department of Education and the State of California, the GTU may only enroll online students located in authorized states. Please see the full list of authorized states for distance education

For a full description of the Master of Arts program at the GTU, visit:

Contact the GTU Admissions Office or call 800-826-4488 for more information.