Degree Description

Offered as a major and a minor

Related Academic Programs
philosophy, political science, pre-law program

Theology Major

If you are looking to be transformed during your time at Mount St. Mary’s, to become a true critical thinker, then the study of theology—which has many applications beyond a life in the Church—may provide a deep, satisfying educational experience. Live a life of service in many fields, from the classroom to the courtroom.

Outside of Theology Classes

Outside of Class

Submit a manuscript to Tolle Lege (take up and read!), the annual student journal of theology and philosophy, named for St. Augustine, who searched for truth through theology and philosophy.

Resources for getting a job with a theology degree

Career Crossing

The Career Center is a terrific resource as you consider life after college. Stop by to learn about resume and internship workshops, career fairs, and opportunities to meet employers.

Mount graduates with theology degrees

After You Graduate

Pursue a career as a:
  • theologian
  • priest or woman religious
  • lawyer
  • religious educator
  • youth minister
Work at any of these places:
  • college or university
  • parish church
  • social service agency
  • museum