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
Baylor University
MA in Theology, Ecology and Food Justice
Bemidji State University
Indigenous Sustainability Studies (BS and Minor)
Boston University
Faith and Ecological Justice Certificate
California Institute of Integral Studies
MA and PhD in Ecology, Spirituality, and Religion
Drew University
Certificate in Religion, Ecology, and Justice
Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary
Ecological Regeneration Concentration (MAPM and MDiv)
Hartford International University for Religion and Peace
Eco-Spirituality Graduate Certificate
Lexington Theological Seminary
MA in Pastoral Studies in Creation Care and Ecotheology
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
Princeton Theological Seminary
MA in Theology & Ecology
Sewanee: The University of the South, School of Theology
MA Concentration in Religion and Environment
BA Religion and Environment Minor
Certificate in Contemplation and Care for Creation
Union Theological Seminary
MA in Social Justice
United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities
MA in Eco-Justice
University of Florida
Religion and Nature Program (PhD)

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

Vanderbilt Divinity School

Wendland-Cook Program in Religion and Justice



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”