The Master of Arts in Theravada Buddhism is intended for students who wish to demonstrate a knowledge of Theravada Buddhist studies, history, and practice; and particularly Theravada practitioners, who wish to enhance their engagement with the tradition and their communities by obtaining a systematic graduate level education in Theravada Buddhist studies.
Students who complete this program will:
- Locate Theravada Buddhism within the larger history of Buddhism as a whole
- Study Theravada Buddhist texts and practices using critical methodologies
- Develop critical reasoning and writing skills through academic writing and reflection.