Religious Studies Degree at George Mason University (Mason)

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Religious Studies Degree

The religious studies program at George Mason University prepares students for careers in variety of careers, such as law, medicine, government, and business. The program focuses on the nature of religious belief and specific religious and quasi-religious systems. Program courses include: phenomenology, sociology, psychology, philosophy, anthropology, literature and art of religion, mythology, scriptural and textual studies, religious history and politics, and specific studies of particular faith communities and their behavior. Get more details below including other Virginia colleges that offer religious studies degrees.

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Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Religious Studies program at Mason, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary

Description

Teach courses in philosophy, religion, and theology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, philosophy and religion teachers, postsecondary employment is expected to grow at a rate of 11.6% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 680
    • Average Annual Salary: $75900

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Religious Studies Programs in Virginia

Religious Studies programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Marymount University

Arlington, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Religious Studies (B)

Shenandoah University

Winchester, VA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Religious Studies (B)

Randolph - Macon College

Ashland, VA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 7 students completed this program

Programs

  • Religious Studies (B)

University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 70 students completed this program

Programs

  • Religious Studies (B,M,D)

University of Richmond

University of Richmond, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Religious Studies (B)

Eastern Mennonite University

Harrisonburg, VA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Religious Studies (B)

Virginia Union University

Richmond, VA
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  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Religious Studies (B)

Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 26 students completed this program

Programs

  • Religious Studies (B)

Mary Baldwin College

Staunton, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Religious Studies (B)

College of William and Mary

Williamsburg, VA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 14 students completed this program

Programs

  • Religious Studies (B)

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
68.87%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
71%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
16:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
50

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$7,093