With an empathetic understanding of how religion influences human behavior and skills in objectively analyzing documents, institutions, and ideas, you’ll be prepared for any career that requires critical thinking and cross-cultural communication.

Many graduates go on to pursue advanced degrees in religious studies, focusing on academic study of religion or pastoral training, as well as graduate studies in higher education administration, creative management, and law.

Lawrentians can go on to pursue careers in church administration, health care, education, business, law, marketing, the arts, and design.

They can also earn advanced degrees in business (M.B.A.), theological and ministerial studies, higher education administration, creative management, and law.

Examples of recent employers

  • Ocean Charter School
  • University of Iowa
  • Trinity Presbyterian Church
  • Northshore Bank
  • Scripps College

Examples of recent graduate programs

  • Washington University
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • Northwestern University 
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