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Careers and Graduate Schools for Philosophy and Religion

Pursuing a degree in philosophy and religion at Bridgewater College leads to many opportunities and careers. Below, you'll find examples of some of the graduate schools recent graduates are attending and potential jobs for philosophy and religion majors.

Philosophy and religion graduates have attended graduate schools in a wide range of disciplines:

American University (International Peace Studies)
Bethany Theological Seminary (Theology)
Dartmouth College (Medieval Studies)
Eastern Mennonite University (Counseling)
George Mason University (Public Policy)
McDaniel College School of Graduate and Professional Studies (Counseling)
North Carolina State University (Public Policy)
Northwestern University (Philosophy)
Oxford University (Theology)
Pennsylvania State University (Philosophy)
Princeton Theological Seminary (Theology)
University of Chicago (Near Eastern Studies)
University of Colorado (Philosophy)
University of Maryland (Justice and Peace)
University of Richmond (Philosophy)
University of Virginia (Philosophy)
Union Theological Seminary (Theology)
Virginia Theological Seminary (Theology)
Wake Forest Divinity School (Chaplaincy Studies)
Wesley Theological Seminary (International Peace Studies)
College of William and Mary (Philosophy)
Yale Divinity School (Theology)

Philosophy and religion majors are employed in these types of jobs:

Attorney
Career Coach
College Admissions
College Professor
Computer Systems Analyst
Corporate Chief Executive Officer
County School Administrator
Denominational Administrator
Educational Psychologist
Licensed Professional Counselor
Management Consultant
Minister of Education
Director of Ecological Justice Programs for the National Council of Churches
Nonprofit Organization Director
Pastor
Physician
Priest
Seminary Professor
Social Worker
Teacher – Private and Public Schools
United States Federal Appeals Court Justice
Youth Pastor

A list of other philosophy and religion career opportunities can be found by visiting career exploration - types of jobs by major.