Religious Careers

Religious studies degree programs teach students about the historical and cultural effects of religion on past and present societies and provide the opportunity to develop critical thinking skills required to analyze, interpret and understand religious texts.

Religious studies graduates often go on to further career training and jobs in:

  • Marketing and management
  • Counseling and Social Work
  • Education
  • Journalism / publishing
  • Law

Eligibility Criteria

With a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree in religious studies, you may qualify to work as a missionary, religious leader, religious studies professor or news analyst.