- A Distinctive Approach. Exploring all religions, while aligned with none, makes HDS different from most religious study institutions. Learn more
- A Rewarding Career. HDS Career Services helps students and graduates develop careers in fields as diverse as our student body.
- Rich Resources. All the rich resources of Harvard University are available to HDS students and faculty.
HDS Commencement 2015
"HDS truly allows you to explore your own path to ministry in whatever form that might take. Through two fantastic field education experiences, I've been able to discern that my ministry is one of working with youth in education." —Rhee-Soo Lee, MDiv '15
Centers & Programs
The Center for the Study of World Religions has guided the study of the world's major religious and spiritual traditions at Harvard, especially at HDS, since 1960.
The Women's Studies in Religion Program explores the fundamental role played by religious traditions in defining the lives of women and men.