What Can I Do With a Religion Major?

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.

Other resources:

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

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 provides information on a major in Religious Studies, as well as theology and religious vocations.