Academic Opportunities at Yale

Joint Degree Programs

Students are able to take advantage of the curricular offerings of the wider university through a number of joint degree programs with other professional schools at Yale.

These include

  • Yale School of the Environment
  • Yale Law School
  • Yale School of Management
  • Yale School of Medicine
  • Yale School of Music
  • Yale School of Nursing
  • Yale School of Public Health

For those interested in a career in social work, joint degree programs leading to the MSW are available through the University of Connecticut and Yeshiva University.

More information about each of the degree programs is available on the Yale Divinity School website, especially in the Divinity School Bulletin.

Yale Department of Religious Studies

Yale’s Department of Religious Studies maintains a full faculty offering courses in world religions, Jewish and Christian studies, and the philosophy of religion—all open to Yale Divinity School students. Anyone interested in pursuing a PhD in religion at Yale should apply through this department and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

Yale Center for Faith and Culture

Through the Yale Center for Faith and Culture, students can be involved in a number of outreach initiatives aimed at addressing critical current issues in religion and society. Central to the Center’s work are programs in interfaith dialogue, exploring the relationship between faith and the workplace, and a project to inquire how faith in the God of Jesus Christ is related to human flourishing.