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What Can I Do With A Major in Religion?

The Value of an Undergraduate Degree in Religion
Doug Weaver Dr. Douglas Weaver, Associate Professor of Religion and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Religion, shares his perspective on the value of an undergraduate degree in Religion.

Students may choose to major in Religion for a variety of different reasons. The study of Religion helps us to understand the faiths, worldviews, and ways of life, while also offering a path to self-understanding.

Majoring in Religion offers broad access to many career options. Many students continue their education by attending graduate school in medicine, history, religion, literature, philosophy or seminary. Most enter careers such as teaching, medicine, law, business, politics, publishing, writing, and social service.

What Can I Do With This Degree?

Occupational Outlook Quarterly offers articles on different types of careers each quarter. See this article to see a variety of different career areas.

What Can I Do With A Major In Religion?

This site through the University of North Carolina at Wilmington provides information on a variety of careers associated with a degree in Religion.

The Princeton Review

This website on The Princeton Review provides information with a major in Religious Studies, some additional information, as well as related majors.


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