13 Online Religious Studies Degree Programs Available
If matters of faith matter to you, pursuing an online religious studies degree may be the beginning of a career that feeds the soul. You may also be interested to hear that the study of religion continues to... grow. In 2001, 6,945 bachelor’s degreesI and 10,104 master’sII degrees were awarded in theology and religious vocations. In 2011, those numbers had grown to 9,074 bachelor’s degreesIII and 13,191 master’s degrees in theology and religious vocationsIV.
What could you pursue with a religious studies degree?
Earning a religious studies degree could take you into the clergy or other religious orders. You could also pursue becoming a religion teacher. Another possibility is pursuing a career as a director of religious activities and education for a house of worship, where you plan, direct and coordinate activities and education programs.
What are some of the qualifications?
Qualifications may vary depending on the specific position. For example, many clergy positions require at least a bachelor’s degree.IX Some religious institutions may require a master’s or doctorate degree. To teach religion, at least a bachelor’s degree is requiredX, while higher education jobs may require a master’s or doctorateXI. A director of religious activities and education requires at least a bachelor’s degreeXII.
This program covers Biblical concepts and allusions that are part of Western literature, performing arts and fine arts. Educators will be empowered to promote positive change using the ethical, more >
The Master of Arts in Ministry enhances the ministry skills of pastors and lay leaders in the local church. more >
The Associate of Science in Bible option is designed for the student who wants two years of biblical education along with the opportunity for specific concentrations with 12 elective credits. more >
Graduates of Crown’s online Christian Ministry B.S. are prepared to serve. They’re employed throughout the U.S. more >
The Christian Leadership concentration prepares students for service within a local church or continued education within a graduate program in Ministry, Theology, or Biblical Studies. more >
Spring Arbor University's Master of Arts in Spiritual Formation and Leadership program merges Christian spiritual formation and growth with an evangelical perspective on discipleship, providing instru more >
The Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership program develops the learner’s ability to generate new knowledge and responsibly apply knowledge to achieve high-performing entities that all more >
The Organizational Management in Christian Leadership degree is specifically designed to equip leaders involved in church or parachurch ministries. more >
The Doctor of Education (EdD) in Pastoral Community Counseling program is based on the fundamental belief that religious/spiritual communities provide a unique opportunity for human growth and develop more >
The Graduate Ministry program prepares adult students for more effective leadership in their local church or para-church organization. more >
Students who enter this program will follow the pattern developed by the University whereby the student will receive a Bachelor of Science in Family Studies and a minor in Biblical Studies. more >