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Careers and Opportunities for Biblical Studies Students

Develop your Skills and Interests

Biblical & Theological Studies Careers

Graduating students have a wide range of possible career choices, including (but not limited to):

  • Graduate school - Many students choose to go to graduate school as a way of building on a specific area of academic interest.
  • Seminary - Many graduates also decide to pursue a seminary degree.
  • Camp Counselor/Director - Camps look for individuals who can think through problematic situations, minister to others and provide guidance.
  • Ministry Director - As a Biblical and Theological Studies major, students learn to approach problems from a variety of angles, research answers and clearly state their position, all strengths needed in a leadership position.
  • Non-profit organizational/social work - Many JBU graduates choose to work in non-profit organizations both overseas and nationally. Many organizations seek people who can write well, articulate their point and communicate clearly, which are all aspects of being a biblical and theological studies student.
  • Writers - Many strong writers are able to write from a historical and cultural point of view, summarize events, present ideas clearly and research their answers thoroughly. These are all aspects of majoring in biblical and theological studies.

Organizations & Awards

Theta Alpha Kappa - Join the national honor society for religious studies and theology

Zondervan Student Award - This prestigious award is given to students for outstanding achievement in the study of biblical Greek.

Paradosis Center - Bringing together Evangelical, Catholic, and Orthodox Christians for meaningful theological exchanges centered on Scripture and rooted in the Great Tradition.

International Opportunities

Abila Archaelogical Excavation - You can spend a summer working with an archeological excavation in Jordan, uncovering the ancient city of Abila of the Decapolis, scuba diving in the Red Sea, camping in the desert of Wadi Rum and more! For more information, click here.


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