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Pastoral Studies


Pastoral Studies is for those who wish to develop a strong theoretical background, as well as an array of practical skills, in the areas of pastoral care and counseling.

A Pastoral Studies program will be of interest to those who seek to deepen their understanding of what constitutes the spiritual and personal well-being of others; it also provides an opportunity for those wishing to increase their professional competence in a range of areas that minister to these needs, including service in lay-ministry, hospitals, hospices, schools and a variety of other institutional settings.

Careers

Clergy
Wage: $46,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 18.9%
Self Employed: 0.1%
Unemployment Rate: 0.9%
Employed Part Time: 10.0%

Education Requirements:
Master's degree
Directors, Religious Activities and Education
Wage: $39,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 19.7%
Self Employed: 0.0%
Unemployment Rate: 1.2%
Employed Part Time: 25.2%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree
Religious Workers
Wage: $28,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 19.7%
Self Employed: 0.4%
Unemployment Rate: 2.0%
Employed Part Time: 33.1%

Education Requirements:
Bachelor's degree