Our programs prepare you for a plurality of careers and for graduate studies. As you are pondering studying with us,
- first take a look at this page on which we list the kind of questions that typically motivate THL/RST majors.
- Then consider the following five interconnected opportunities.
A THL/RST enriches
your intellectual and spiritual live, thoughts, and moral choices as you prepare yourself for professional careers. The academic study of theology and religion provides you with the opportunity to formulate responses to our world's most demanding questions.
B THL/RST enhances
the study of other fields in science, engineering, business, nursing, and the humanities, especially if you plan to enter professions such as law, medicine, business, human services, education, journalism and social work, or pursue advanced studies in these and related fields, where broad, interdisciplinary, and ethical perspectives matter.
C With THL/RST you may pursue
careers in humanitarian, philanthropic or other non-profit, charitable organizations.
D With THL/RST you may work
in religious organizations as campus, youth or parish minister, educator, catechist, retreat worker, administrator, counselor, spiritual director or in one of the many other positions such organizations offer.
E With THL/RST you are eligible
for admission to our Five-Year Bachelor/Master's Degree in Theology and pursue advanced studies in Theology at Villanova or study Religion at other institutions of higher learning. Earn both admission to and financial aid from distinguished master's programs.