Religion and Public Life (RPL) provides a framework for students and professionals in a wide variety of fields, as well as the public, to deepen understanding of religion’s influence on public affairs and to develop skills to address the most complex issues of our time. RPL’s academic offerings include graduate training including the Master of Religion and Public Life and Certificate in Religion and Public Life, as well as courses, experiential education, and training for students across Harvard. The program also offers continuing and executive education and a rich menu of online learning opportunities. We welcome you to explore the opportunities below and look forward to your participation in our community of committed scholars, students, professionals and members of the public.
RPL programs offer opportunities for current students to engage in practical work on religion and public life across multiple professional fields. Find out what is available and how to apply.