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Earlham School of Religion

228 College Ave., Richmond, IN 47374

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Earlham School - Find Your Calling

program overview

Rooted in the Christian Quaker tradition of contemplation that inspires action, Earlham School of Religion prepares theologically diverse students for a pluralistic world. Our curriculum unites spiritual formation, academic study, social engagement, and vital ministry.

certifications, programs, or training available

  • Master of Arts: Theopoetics & Writing (residential or distance)
  • Master of Arts in Peace & Social Transformation (fully residential)
  • Master of Divinity/Ministry (residential or distance)
  • Master of Arts in Religion (residential or distance)
  • Certificates: Quaker Studies, Spiritual Exploration, Spiritual Formation, Quaker Spirituality, Spirituality in a Multifaith World, Writing as Ministry, Entrepreneurial Ministry, and Bivocational Ministry (residential or distance)
  • Occasional Student & Audit Program


Fall Semester: Late August – Early December.

Spring Semester: Late January – Early May

2-week intensives: January, May & August


Degrees and single courses: $600/credit hour + semester fees.

Certificates: 25% discount on tuition.

Audit: $600/course.


“Hindsight reveals what things like college and seminary and life experience, along with personality and gifts and skills, have created: persons “called” to ministries uniquely suited to them. Some of those ministries last a lifetime. Some are a sequence of yeses that lead to a point where, like the aging folk singer in a Harry Chapin song said, ‘There only was one choice.’”

—Lynette Davis, Master of Arts in Theopoetics & Writing Student