Christian Studies

The field of Christian studies is large, encompassing everything from the broad study of theology to the more focused study of music ministry. This discipline is perfect for one who wishes to pursue a career in fields such as chaplaincy, Christian counseling, Christian education or ministry.

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A student entering a degree program in Christian studies should expect to take a myriad of courses related to Christian history, including the gospels, Christian doctrine, Christian thought and Biblical analysis. Due to the nature of Christian studies, entrance into a degree program may require a statement of faith. In this statement, the student typically must agree with the basic Christian tenets that are taught at the particular school. Degree programs in Christian studies are available at the associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels.

Pursuit of a degree in Christian studies could help prepare the way for the student to focus on a particular career objective. There are many career avenues to consider, such as Christian counselor, music minister, youth minister, pastor, crisis intervention specialist, or theology professor. The requirements for these jobs are varied. However, the student who wishes to enter one of these career fields must have a passion for the Christian faith, as well as be service-oriented and empathetic towards others. Study.com offers a variety of articles on the education and career options in this field.

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