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 Master’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||87|
|Hispanic or Latino||43|
Americans aren’t the only ones with an interest in Religious Vocations. About 8.9% of those with this major are international students. The most popular countries for students from outside the country are:
- South Korea
- United Kingdom
Master’s Degree Starting Salary
The median starting salary of students who graduated in 2015-2017 with a master’s degree in religious vocations was $41,600 per year. These stats come from the U.S. Department of Education. During this timeframe, most salaries fell between $36,850 (25th percentile) and $45,100 (75th percentile).
One thing to note here is that not all of these people may be working in careers related to religious vocations.
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||13,555|
|Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries||1,466|
*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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