What You Can Do with a Major in Religion

In the religion program at AU, you’ll find a wide range of courses taught by a diverse and committed faculty. You’ll focus on world religions from a variety of perspectives through courses in families of faith and individual faith traditions, and examine today’s pressing issues.

Through both core academic courses and classes in your major, you’ll advance your critical thinking, communication, writing and research skills, and acquire a well-rounded education that prepares you for the next step in your life.

POTENTIAL CAREER TITLES

Prepare for potential careers as a(n):

  • Editorial Assistant 
  • Foreign Aid Worker
  • Fund Raiser 
  • Hospice Worker
  • Human Resource Generalist
  • Journalist /Author
  • Lobbyist 
  • Management Trainee 
  • Marketing Research Analyst 
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Public Relations Rep
  • Public Service Official 
  • Religious Education Teacher
  • YMCA/YWCA Worker

Potential careers for graduates with additional education or experience:

  • Business Administrator
  • Clergy/Missionary
  • Denominational Executive
  • Diplomat
  • Guidance Counselor
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Lawyer/Paralegal
  • Mediator
  • Professor/Teacher
  • Psychologist
  • Social Worker

CAREER PLANNING AND JOB SEARCH RESOURCES

CAMPUS OPPORTUNITIES

Student organizations:

  • Aurora University Human Rights Organization
  • Aurora University Students’ Organization
  • InterVarsity Christian Fellowship
  • Philosophy Club

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT CAREER SERVICES:

630-844-5403 | career@aurora.edu | aurora.edu/career
Eckhart Hall, Room 316