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Religious Studies

La Sierra University

48 months
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33228 USD/year
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About

Students in this Religious Studies program from La Sierra University take classes in Biblical, historical, and theological studies as well as religion and society, philosophy, and ethics. Students will build a foundation for pastoral ministry and become aware of religious experience and expression. 

Overview

Students will engage with Scripture and learn about Christian beliefs and heritage. Through critical study they will become informed on the role of religion in society and as they advance from the program they will be prepared for graduate studies in religion and theology.

This Religious Studies program from La Sierra University prepares students who want to become religion teachers or who would like to work in pastoral ministry. It can also provide a good foundation for those going into medicine, dentistry, other health professions, anthropology, journalism, or philosophy.

Career Outlook

  • 18% or 5.6% Job Market Growth
  • $92,600 or $48,500 Median Salary

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary: Teach courses in philosophy, religion, and theology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research. According to the California Career Zone, the average wage in 2017 for Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary was $92,600 in the state of California. Most earned salaries ranging between $43,130 and $157,470.

Directors, Religious Activities and Education: Plan, direct, or coordinate programs designed to promote the religious education or activities of a denominational group. May provide counseling and guidance relative to marital, health, financial, and religious problems. The average wage in 2017 for Directors, Religious Activities and Education, was $48,500. Most earned salaries ranging between $22,300 and $87,060.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sacred Texts: Old Testament 
  • Sacred Texts: New Testament 
  • Sacred Texts: Old Testament Interpretation 
  • Sacred Texts: The Literature of the World's Religions 
  • Sacred Texts: New Testament Interpretation 
  • Sacred Texts: The Literature of the World's Religions 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • High school transcripts
  • College or University Transcripts
  • ACT or SAT Scores for these tests are required if you are graduating from a High School in the US
  • GRE/ GMAT
  • Recommendation Forms
  • Department Interview/ Audition  
  • Valid Passport Copy

Tuition Fee

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    33228 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 33228 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    33228 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33228 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Home Gardens

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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