Career Guidance

After you graduate

The programs in comparative religion also provide knowledge and skills relevant to and useful in a large and growing range of careers and professions, including:

  • Health care
  • Non­profit and public sector careers
  • Culture and the arts
  • Journalism
  • Religious vocations
  • Business and marketing

Recent Western Michigan University graduates with degrees in religion are working as:

  • Journalists
  • Counselors
  • Lawyers
  • Teachers

Among the companies they work for are:

  • International businesses
  • Museums
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Government or foreign service organizations
  • Colleges and universities