Master of Arts in Religious Education
Felician University

Program Details

Felician University offers an online Master of Arts in Religious Education degree.  Students will learn how to minister in today’s world, with the flexibility of their own schedule and lifestyle.  The curriculum provides students with a solid education on the teachings of the church throughout history.  This program focuses on intellectual formation, which is a cornerstone in developing a lay ecclesial minister’s understanding and appreciation of the Catholic faith.  You will explore current developments and the issues raised by them while becoming well versed in the teachings of the Church, realize the landscape of the contemporary Church, and create life-giving catechetical/religious education experiences.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Six undergraduate credits in theology or religious studies from a Catholic College
  • Students with a bachelor’s degree that is without theology/religious studies credits may, upon the approval of the Director, participate in an online reading, research and writing project
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Interview by phone or in person with the Program Director
  • Reading/writing sample
  • Notarized copy of a valid passport or notarized copy of a valid government-issued photo (such as a driver’s license)

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education