Religion and Ecology Programs

The following is a list of educational institutions that offer degrees related to the field of religion and ecology.

With the exception of Yale University, the Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology does not support or thereby endorse any organizations listed in this section.

Links are provided as possible avenues for further investigation.

Yale University
Joint MA Degree in Religion & Ecology (School of the Environment and Divinity School)

Master of Arts in Religion (MAR) Concentration in Religion and Ecology at Yale Divinity School

California Institute of Integral Studies
MA and PhD in Ecology, Spirituality, and Religion
Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary
Climate Justice & Faith Concentration (MDiv)
Certificate in Climate Justice and Faith
Community Organizing for Climate Justice as Faith Active in Love
Sewanee: The University of the South, School of Theology
M.A. Concentration in Religion and Environment
B.A. Religion and Environment Minor
Certificate in Contemplation and Care for Creation
University of Florida
Religion and Nature Program

University of North Texas

MA and PhD through Department of Philosophy & Religion

University of Toronto
Certificate of Specialization in Theology and Ecology through The Elliott Allen Institute for Theology and Ecology

University of Wales, Trinity Saint David

Distance-learning MA in Ecology and Spirituality



Related Programs of Interest

Boston University Faith and Ecological Justice Certificate


Drew Theological School


University of Chicago– Religion and Environment Initiative


University of Minnesota—Religion, Philosophy, and the Environment Initiative


The following document prepared by the Interfaith Center for Sustainable Development (2015) contains descriptions of many of these programs:

“Report on Faith and Ecology Courses in North American Seminaries”