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This program is part of the Philosophy & Religious Studies Department.
For a truly unlimited subject, where you as a student have the opportunity to continue learning and exploring, consider our program in religious studies.
Our courses in religious studies allow you to focus on a wide variety of world religions — from how they developed to ways in which they are practiced now — and their political, economic, social, and geographical contexts. Not only will you explore the in-depth aspects of individual religions, you may simultaneously discover lateral paths in history, philosophy, theology, anthropology, psychology, and sociology — as well as folklore, literature, and languages.
A truly interesting field, this program is ready for students like you. Make it happen today.
University Transfer Degree
Want to pursue a bachelor’s degree at a university? Save money by starting at MCC in manageable, small classes taught by renowned faculty. Our transfer pathways with Arizona universities help you achieve two goals: completing an associate’s degree while also staying on track to earn a bachelor’s degree at your transfer destination. MCC’s university partnerships throughout the nation assure your seamless transition toward a four-year degree.
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Successful completion of a degree or certificate within the Religious Studies program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are examples of related occupations with associated Maricopa County-based annual median wages*. Some occupations may require additional education or training. You can click on any occupation to view more detail regarding education level, wages, and employment information.
$49,963 Show expanded career information for Clergy
$29,787 Show expanded career information for Funeral Attendants
Museum Technicians and Conservators
$40,027 Show expanded career information for Museum Technicians and Conservators
Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers
$44,748 Show expanded career information for Poets, Lyricists and Creative Writers
Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers
$63,538 Show expanded career information for Postsecondary Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Teachers
Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers
$63,538 Show expanded career information for Postsecondary Philosophy and Religion Teachers
Religious Activities and Education Directors
$43,712 Show expanded career information for Religious Activities and Education Directors
Reporters and Journalists
$46,287 Show expanded career information for Reporters and Journalists
Social and Community Service Managers
$59,686 Show expanded career information for Social and Community Service Managers
Social and Human Service Assistants
$37,735 Show expanded career information for Social and Human Service Assistants
Tour Guides and Escorts
$37,085 Show expanded career information for Tour Guides and Escorts
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