Other Theology & Religion
Types of Degrees Other Theology & Religion Majors Are Getting
The following table lists how many theology and religious vocations (other) graduations there were in 2018-2019 for each degree level.
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
Who Is Getting a Bachelor’s Degree in Other Theology & Religion?
At the countrywide level, the racial-ethnic distribution of religious vocations majors is as follows:
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||104|
|Hispanic or Latino||17|
Students from other countries are interested in Religious Vocations, too. About 0.6% of those with this major are international students. The most popular countries for students from outside the country are:
- South Korea
- United Kingdom
Bachelor’s Degree Starting Salary
The U.S. Department of Education found that students who graduated in 2015-2017 with a bachelor’s degree in theology and religious vocations (other) made a median starting salary of $34,250 per year. During this timeframe, most salaries fell between $33,125 (25th percentile) and $35,375 (75th percentile).
It’s important to note that just because the people reporting these salaries have a degree in religious vocations, it does not mean that they are working in a job related to their degree.
Online Other Theology & Religion Programs
In 2018-2019, 132 schools offered a religious vocations program of some type. The following table lists the number of programs by degree level, along with how many schools offered online courses in the field.
|Degree Level||Colleges Offering Programs||Colleges Offering Online Classes|
|Certificate (Less Than 1 Year)||5||3|
|Certificate (1-2 years)||5||3|
|Certificate (2-4 Years)||0||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Research)||11||2|
|Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice)||5||1|
|Doctor’s Degree (Other)||7||1|
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Majors Related to Other Theology & Religion
You may also be interested in one of the following majors related to religious vocations.
|Major||Number of Grads|
|Theological & Ministerial Studies||19,838|
|Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries||3,055|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- College Scorecard
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Usual Weekly Earnings of Wage and Salary Workers First Quarter 2020
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