Online Master of Arts in Humanities

With Faulkner University in Montgomery, Alabama, you can earn your master’s in humanities online. Our virtual Master of Arts in Humanities program is grounded in the Christian tradition and reflects our mission to provide a holistic, faith-based education. Designed to stimulate students intellectually and spiritually, the program is open to students across the country who wish to pursue vocational careers or doctoral education in various disciplines, including philosophy, religion, history, humanities, and literature.

Stack of books with glasses on topAbout the Curriculum

The online Master of Arts in Humanities program at Faulkner University is comprised of 36 credit hours. The degree plan guides students through the various themes and concepts of the greatest works of the Western tradition that have profoundly impacted the world and our culture, exploring their relationship with Christianity. It also emphasizes fostering an ability to think critically about the world, building analytical skills for approaching problems, and working creatively toward solving them. In addition, we focus on the written and oral communication skills necessary for the freedom of self-expression.

The program offers students the opportunity to forge connections and grow both spiritually and intellectually, with the ease and convenience of online learning. Students can expect the following:

  • The program begins with foundational courses that establish a knowledge of the history of thought and learning, as well as communication skills.
  • A comprehensive set of courses that encompasses the subjects of philosophy, religion, history, literature, and more.
  • Four independent tutorials in which each individual student is allowed to more deeply explore their own chosen research interests.
  • A thesis course through which students will demonstrate their understanding of the different concepts the program explores.
  • Coordinated online discourse with fellow students.

Studying Online with Faulkner University

Through our user-friendly virtual learning platform and robust curriculum, more students can pursue their master’s in humanities than would be possible otherwise. Whether they’re working full time, don’t live on campus, or have children to care for, our program provides students the flexibility they need to excel and take the next steps in their careers. While attending courses live is always encouraged, those with busy schedules or other barriers to on-campus education can watch recorded lectures at any time, and helpful Faulkner University resources are just a few clicks away.

Pursue Your Master’s in Humanities Online at Faulkner University

If you’re ready to pursue further education but can’t attend on-campus classes, Faulkner University’s online Master of Arts in Humanities program could be the right fit for you. Rooted in Christianity, all of our programs – whether online or in-person – are here to help you pave the way toward a successful future of faith-based service.

For more information, contact us today to speak with a knowledgeable admissions representative about enrollment requirements, your application, financial aid, and more. If you’re ready to enroll, follow these steps:

  1. Apply online, ensuring that you complete the entire application.
  2. Download, print, and complete the Official Transcript Request form, submit it to all previously attended schools, and include the appropriate fee.
  3. Send any additional items to Faulkner University at:

Faulkner University

Attn: Graduate Enrollment

5345 Atlanta Hwy

Montgomery, AL 36109

Degree Plan

To Apply

  1. Submit a completed online application.
  2. Complete and print the Official Transcript Request  form and submit it to all previously attended schools with the appropriate fee.
  3. Send all additional items via mail to:

Faulkner University
Attn: Graduate Enrollment
5345 Atlanta Hwy
Montgomery, AL 36109

Admission Requirements

Prospective students who wish to enroll in the Master of Arts in Humanities program must meet the following admission requirements:

  • Completed Application
  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university; you must provide transcripts from all previously attended institutions.
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Acceptable test scores on graduate admissions exams, including the GRE (a combined verbal and quantitative score of 297 or above) or MAT (400 or greater). Exam results cannot be more than five years old and must be forwarded directly to Faulkner from the testing service.
  • Three letters of recommendation with specific comments regarding the applicant’s academic work, professional experience and ability to successfully complete graduate study. The letters are often from the applicant’s faculty members or supervisory personnel.
  • A statement of goals and interest specifying the applicant’s interest in the program, as well as the applicant’s academic and professional background in preparation for graduate study (approximately 300 words).
  • Approval by the director of the Master of Arts in Humanities program.


Tuition and Fees

2023-2024 Financial Information

Tuition $475 per semester hour
General Fee $350 per semester ($250 if 11 hours or less)
Online Course Fee $75 per semester hour
Applicable Course Fees see full tuition and fee schedule