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Religion and Philosophy Department
Stephanie Loos, Staff Assistant
Old Main, Room 102
Lincoln, NE 68504
(402) 465-2343
sloos [at] (sloos[at]nebrwesleyan[dot]edu)

Religion Careers

What Can I Do with a Religion Degree?

Religious studies equips students with an understanding of multiculturalism and interculturalism which is desirable by a wide variety of employers in many industries including education, government, and business. Student who seek international careers may find that religious studies provides a good background in global issues. Skills such as analyzing and synthesizing data, research, communication skills, and critical thinking associated with the religious studies degree benefit potential employers.

Graduate Studies

An undergraduate degree prepares students for professional and graduate study in business, law, medicine, counseling, higher education, and other fields. Check for prerequisite classes needed to enter various graduate programs.

Job Opportunities

Religion majors are particularly adept at critical thinking, negotiating and clearly expressing complex ideas. Depending on their specific skills, experience and interests, religion majors may pursue a variety of career paths. Adding a dual major or a marketable minor (accounting, marketing, human resources, political science, international affairs, legal studies, etc.) to your studies will multiply the opportunities available to you.

  • Ministry
  • Humanitarian Services
  • Disaster Relief
  • Conflict Resolution/Management
  • Foreign Affairs
  • Teaching
  • Research
  • Library/Information Sciences
  • Human Resources
  • Public Relations
  • Museum Curatorship
  • Law/International Law