Religious Studies Careers

Learn how to think profoundly and communicate clearly about societal issues and existential human questions through research, reading, writing and discussion.

Religious Studies Careers

The possibilities for a degree in Religious Studies are truly endless as it is the epitome of a true interdisciplinary, liberal arts degree. Many Religious Studies majors also go on to graduate school for academic, counseling, or clergy careers. Our program’s reputation and quality faculty can open many doors for you to find employment in religious studies upon graduating, or to continue your learning in a graduate program.

Graduates have a high job placement record and we also offer collaborations with other universities and institutions that allow students the opportunity to transition seamlessly into programs that provide an advanced degree, graduate studies or certifications.

Learn more about the Duke Divinity School Hybrid Master of Divinity (MDiv-H) or Master of Arts in Christian Practice (MACP) degree.

Religious Studies Career Options:

  • Lawyer
  • Researcher
  • Teacher
  • Writer
  • Government Worker
  • Non-Profit Organizer
  • Family Counselor
  • Youth Director
  • Clergy

Wondering what you can do with a degree from NCWU’s Religious Studies major? Check out these resources from NCWU Career Development & Leadership and the Occupational Information Network (O*NET).

Wesleyan is dedicated to assisting students in their professional development offering resources and guidance for hands-on learning experiences through internships, assignments within the courses and job search resources. Let us help you focus on your education and career at the same time!