Religious Studies

Religious Studies

religious studies (re-LI-jus STU-dees) 1. An incredibly invigorating discipline that asks challenging questions about “God” and our place in the universe

The faculty and staff of the Religious Studies program are very proud to support the student group Students for Cultural Engagement.

Transfer

Want to pursue a bachelor’s degree? 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.

A list of available transfer options for the Religious Studies program
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Associate in Arts Religious Studies Emphasis Arizona State University Religious Studies (Bachelor of Arts)

Career Opportunities

The Religious Studies program can lead to a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are a sampling of some of the possible positions and Arizona-based salaries related to this program.

Example job titles with salary information
Occupation / Title Annual Median Wage
Clergy $48,210
Morticians, Undertakers, and Funeral Directors $45,340
Philosophy and Religion Teachers, Postsecondary $70,440
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products $53,000
Salary information comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2017.

Financial Aid

You can get a high-quality, affordable education. MCC’s low tuition rates and various financial aid opportunities make it possible. Explore federal and state grants, Federal Work-Study, scholarships, student loans, and other options today.

Meet with an Advisor

Become a Student

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Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out an academic plan that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.

Advising for the Religious Studies program is available through the Philosophy & Religious Studies department. They will help you determine the exact courses you need to get the education you’re looking for.