Connecting a Degree in Theology or Religion with a Career


Our programs prepare you for a plu­ra­lity of ca­reers as well as for gra­du­ate studies.

As you are pon­dering study­ing with us, consider the many inter­connected op­por­tu­nities the study of theology and religion affords TRS majors and minors.


careers in humanitarian, phil­an­thro­­pic or other non-profit, cha­ri­­table or­ga­ni­za­tions.


the study of other fields in scien­ce, engineering, business, nur­sing, and the humanities, es­pe­ci­al­ly if you plan to en­ter pro­fes­sions such as law, me­­di­­cine, bu­si­ness, hu­man ser­­vi­­ces, edu­­ca­tion, jour­nalism and social work, or pursue advanced studies in these and related fields, where broad, interdisciplinary, and ethical per­spec­tives matter.


your intellectual and spiritual live, thoughts, and moral choices as you prepare yourself for pro­fes­sio­nal careers. The aca­de­mic study of the­o­lo­gy and religion pro­vides you with the op­por­tu­nity to for­mulate res­pon­ses to our world's most de­man­ding questions.


in religious organizations as cam­pus, youth or parish minister, edu­cator, catechist, retreat wor­ker, ad­­mi­nis­trator, coun­­selor, spi­ri­tual direc­tor or in one of the many other positions such organizations offer.


further and pursue advanced studies in theology at Villanova, or study re­li­gion at other institutions. Earn both ad­mis­sion to and financial aid from distinguished master's programs.

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Connecting to Careers

Villanova's Career Center provides access to an Online Career Library with information about common employment areas, typical employers, and strategies designed to maximize career opportunities in theology and religion.

Alternatively, explore additional information to learn about the wide range of career opportunities for college graduates with a degree in theology and religion, or download the Career's Brochure.