• Religion

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    Religion Department
    Hamline University
    1536 Hewitt Avenue
    Saint Paul, MN 55104


    Mark Berkson
    Department Chair

  •  Career and Postgraduate Opportunities for Religion Majors

    Career & Postgraduate Opportunities

    As with other liberal arts disciplines, and especially those in the humanities, the study of religion enables students to develop skills in research, problem solving, close reading of texts, critical and philosophical thinking, and interdisciplinary perspectives on human behavior and societies. Religion majors and minors may go on to seminary in preparation for religious work or on to other graduate schools in such fields as law, medicine, psychology, or the academic study of religion. Some go directly into K-12 teaching, into the business world, or into the nonprofit service sector. 
    So, what can you do with a Religion major? Check out the options below. 

    Find a Job:

    A sampling of places Hamline Religion Alumni have worked after graduation:
    • Northwestern Hospital 
    • Alternatives For People With Autism
    • AmeriPride 
    • Bar None Treatment Services
    • The Bridge 
    • Continental Cablevision
    • Churches nationwide
    • Hamline University
    • InterVarsity Christian Fellowship
    • Medtronic Inc
    • Mercy Health Systems
    • Methodist Hospital
    • MN Department of Revenue
    • Multidata 
    • National Renewable Energy Lab 
    • Northland Broadcasting Company 
    • numerous law firms 
    • PROSAR 
    • Ramsey County Attorney's Office 
    • St. Paul Public Schools 
    • Symantec 
    • Target Corporation 
    • United States Postal Service  
    • University of Minnesota Law School  
    • Upper Midwest Women's History Center 
    • World Data Products 
    • Wells Fargo 

    Continue your education:

    Hamline Religion Alumni have also gone on to continue their studies at:

    • Andover-Newton Theological School
    • Bethel Seminary
    • Curtain University of Technology
    • Central European University
    • Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary
    • Hamline University
    • Luther Seminary
    • Hamline University School of Law
    • Louisiana State University
    • Methodist Theological School
    • Princeton Theological Seminary
    • Rutgers University Graduate School of Social Work 
    • University of Minnesota School of Law
    • University of Pittsburgh
    • Yale Divinity School


  • News
    • Recipients of the 2014 John Wesley Leadership and Service Awards are announced. Congratulations to the winners.
    • The Department of Anthropology, the Hmong Student Association, and the Office of Multicultural and Diversity Initiatives invite everyone to a presentation by Dr. Eric Crystal entitled, Rice Fields and Hemp Gardens: Hmong Traditions and Transformations on Wednesday, April 30 from 4 - 5 p.m. in Giddens Learning Center Room 1S.
    • The Hamline to Hamline Collaboration is offering grants for collaborative programming or events that enrich the collaboration between Hamline Elementary and Hamline University with applications due by Monday, May 12.