Professions for Religion & Philosophy, Bachelor of Arts

Religion and Philosophy studies offer you the opportunity to study the diversity of the world’s religions, their values, history, and traditions. You will study ideas and issues, pursue fundamental truths, and a comprehensive understanding of the world and the nature of morality. You will receive a strong liberal arts background and develop valuable skills in communications, reflection, analysis, and problem solving. You will learn a variety of skills that will be helpful no matter what career you choose. You will learn how to solve problems, to communicate clearly, to organize ideas and issues, to assess pros and cons, and to synthesize complex data.

Representative job titles and areas of specialization:

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Campus Religious Coordinator
  • Chaplain *
  • Clergy *
  • Community Organizer
  • Consultant
  • Counselor
  • Editor
  • Employee Relations Specialist
  • Foreign Service Officer *
  • Grant/Proposal Writer
  • Group Counselor
  • Intelligence Analyst
  • Journalist
  • Lawyer *
  • Legislative Staff
  • Librarian *
  • Media Analyst
  • Mental Health Assistant
  • Minister *
  • Missionary
  • Personnel Analyst
  • Priest *
  • Probation Officer
  • Professor/Instructor/Teacher *
  • Program Analyst
  • Public Administrator
  • Public Information Officer
  • Public Relations
  • Rabbi *
  • Recreation Worker
  • Researcher
  • Retail Manager
  • Social Security Representatives
  • Social Worker *
  • Urban Planner *
  • Vocational Counselor
  • Volunteer Services Director

* Titles with an asterisk require additional education or training.