Careers in Religious Studies

Your degree in religious studies will help prepare you to work in many career areas.

Our majors pursue careers in:

  • Church and missionary leadership
  • Community leadership
  • Law
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Chaplaincy
  • Library sciences
  • Music
  • Journalism
  • Medicine
  • Social Work

Example job titles of graduates with a bachelor’s degree in religious studies:

  • Ministry coordinator
  • Education specialist
  • Social services specialist
  • Life coach
  • Ministry services representative
  • Congregation clerk
  • Patient care technician
  • School based therapist

Types of employers for religious studies graduates:

  • Religious organizations
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Social service and humanitarian agencies
  • Medical facilities and organizations
  • Government agencies and military services
  • Educational Institutions
  • Lutheran Family and Children's Services
  • Media

Our graduates are employed at organizations such as:

  • Bethpage Presbyterian Church
  • John Knox Presbytery
  • Philllips Theological Seminary
  • First Presbyterian Church
  • Korean Church of Lehigh Valley
  • TEKSystems
  • Andy Stenz Photography
  • Carroll University

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