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Careers in religion

Whether you simply take courses in the religion department or choose to major or minor in religion, you will have many professional options open to you after graduation, though some will require graduate study.

Career options include, but are certainly not limited to:

  • Lecturer/teacher
  • Community development worker
  • Youth worker
  • Social worker
  • Lawyer
  • Minister
  • Writer
  • Reporter
  • Missionary
  • Book critic
  • Clergy
  • Freelance writer
  • Chaplain
  • Research
  • Nonprofit owner
  • Advocacy
  • Religious school teacher
  • Editor

Get started at the Career Center, or see if Calvin's pre-ministry advising program would be a good fit for you.

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