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Outcomes - Department of Biblical, Religious and Philosophical Studies

Check out what our grads are up to

Our students continue to do great things after they’ve graduated, whether they are working on advanced degrees, serving in local churches and organizations, or managing in small businesses. They carry our distinctives of their education into an exciting variety of places and vocations.

Where they work

  • Autism Learning Partners
  • Azuza Pacific University
  • BIC & Messiah College Archives & Historical Library
  • Bancroft NeuroHealth
  • Bethany Evangelical Church
  • Bethesda Mission
  • Brethren In Christ World Missions
  • COACH Program
  • Camp Hill UMC
  • Carr & Mattes
  • Chambers Hill United Methodist Church
  • Chambersburg Memorial YMCA
  • Chapel Hill Church of God
  • Chesapeake Church
  • Christian Peacemaker Teams
  • College of Southern Maryland
  • Cornell Abraxas/William Penn ACTS
  • Country Meadows Retirement Communities
  • Coventry Healthcare
  • Diakon Lutheran Social Ministries
  • Elizabethtown Brethren in Christ Church
  • Fellowship Baptist Church
  • First United Methodist Church
  • Glad Run Lutheran Services
  • Grace United Methodist Church
  • Green Spring Church of God
  • Hoffman Homes for Youth
  • Holy Spirit Hospital/Christian Publications
  • Home Instead Senior Care
  • Hope Community Church
  • Kiddie Academy of East Brunswick
  • King Street Church
  • Lakeside Christian Camp
  • Lancaster Day Care Center
  • Lighthouse Evangelical Church
  • Lutheran Children and Family Services
  • Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalya University
  • Manchester Board of Education
  • Manor Church
  • Maryhaven Center Of Hope
  • Mennonite Central Committee / St. Jude Junior School
  • Messiah College
  • Messiah Village
  • Midtown Scholar Bookstores
  • Missionary Athletes International
  • Mt. Nittany United Methodist Church
  • N Street Village
  • New Hope Christian Fellowship
  • New Hope Ministries
  • Newburg United Methodist
  • Oasis Center
  • Oobe Company
  • PC
  • Peace Corps
  • Private Language Center
  • Project SHINE
  • Reynolda Church
  • Salt 'n Light Youth Ministry
  • Shepherdstown UMC
  • Smithsonian Institution - Museum of the American Indian
  • South Central Pennsylvania Young Life
  • Teach for America
  • Technology Advancement Group
  • Teen Mania Ministries
  • The Shalom Project
  • The United Church of God
  • Thompson Memorial Presbyterian
  • Visions Community Services
  • Wyndamere Heights Church
  • YWAM
  • Yorkshire United Methodist Church
  • Youth Advocate Programs
  • Youth With A Mission (YWAM)
  • Zion Lutheran Church
  • Zion United Methodist Church

What they do

  • AmeriCorps VISTA
  • Associate Pastor
  • Associate Pastor of Youth and Family Life
  • Behavior Technician
  • Business analyst
  • Children's Volunteer
  • Community Outreach Coordinator
  • Coordinator of Youth and Worship
  • Direct Care Counselor
  • Director of Children's Ministry
  • Director of Relational Connection and Social Media
  • Director of Student Ministries
  • Director of Student and Young Adult Ministries
  • Director of The Gathering
  • Director of Youth Ministries
  • Discipleship Training School
  • English Teacher
  • Family/Youth Program Aide
  • Financial advisor
  • Food Service Director
  • Grad student
  • Intergenerational Pastor
  • Intervention Specialist
  • Lawyer
  • Management Development Program
  • Medical doctor
  • Mental Health Assistant
  • Mental Health Worker
  • Mental health worker
  • Minister of Music
  • Network Analyst
  • Outreach Coordinator
  • Paralegal
  • Pastor
  • Pastor-in-Residence
  • Pastoral Resident
  • Regional Coordinator to the Caribbean
  • SALT - Primary Math & English Teacher
  • Special Education Aide - High School
  • Staff Member
  • Student Ministry Administrative Assistant
  • Teacher
  • Therapeutic Staff Support
  • Urban Eagles Missionary
  • Volunteer
  • Worship Minister
  • Youth Center Worker
  • Youth Coordinator
  • Youth Pastor
  • Youth and Family Ministries Director

Graduate school

  • Asbury Theological Seminary
  • Ashland Theological Seminary
  • Bethel Seminary
  • Brandeis University
  • Divinity Ashland Theological Seminary
  • Divinity Biblical Theological Seminary
  • Divinity Drew Theological Seminary
  • Divinity Princeton Theological Seminary
  • Divinity University of Notre Dame
  • Duke Divinity School
  • Duke University
  • Emmanuel School of Religion
  • Evangelical School of Theology
  • Fuller Theological Seminary
  • Gettysburg Seminary
  • Johns Hopkins
  • Law University of Pittsburgh - School of Law
  • Liberty University
  • Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
  • Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg
  • Marquette University
  • Messiah College
  • Messiah University
  • Myerstown Theological Seminary
  • Oxford University
  • Princeton Theological Seminary
  • Public Policy
  • Reformed Theological Seminary
  • SUNY Potsdam
  • Shippensburg University
  • Southern Evangelical Seminary
  • Tai Sophia Institute
  • Temple Medical School
  • University of Stirling
  • Wesley Theological Seminary
  • Western Governors University
  • Western Michigan University
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100% of the Class of 2019 Biblical and Religious Studies survey respondents were employed or in graduate school within 6-9 months of graduation.

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