The Study of Religion draws upon social scientific and humanistic methods in order to interpret religious phenomena worldwide. Due to this interdisciplinary approach, the Study of Religion attracts creative, versatile students willing to learn different ways of thinking about and interpreting human life and culture. The religion concentration at Harvard allows students to explore some of the most profound issues that face human beings. Read more.
Frequently Asked Questions
- Can I concentrate in religion and still go to law or medical school?
- What is most important in the Ph.D. application process?
- Why should I concentrate in Religion?
- Do I need to mail my transcripts by the application deadline?
- Can I transfer from another concentration as a sophomore or junior and get credit for tutorials taken in other departments?
- What happens if I’ve been away from Harvard and the requirements for my field changed while I was gone?
- Is a Master's degree required for application?
- Can I pursue a degree in Law and the Study of Religion?