Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Religious Studies

Religious studies Ph.D. programs provide students with an understanding of religion’s role in world history with regards to culture, politics and society. Students often concentrate their studies in a particular religion, such as Christianity, Islam, Judaism and Buddhism.

Main Subjects

Religious studies Ph.D. program courses may include:

  • Religious studies education
  • History of Judaism
  • Foundations of Christianity
  • Islamic religious traditions
  • New Testament analysis
  • Religion in American history
  • Religious history of Eastern Asia

Career Opportunities

After successfully completing Religious Studies degree students might  consider the following career possibilities.

  • Administrator
  • Advice Worker
  • Counselor
  • Journalist
  • Social Worker
  • Professor/Teacher
  • Youth & Community Worker.