At a Glance
Areas of Study
- Church History
- Historical and Systematic Theology
- Systematic Theology
*Base Cost (cost per unit x program units) is provided to aid in program comparison only.
Careers for Theology Majors
- Pastor (Senior, Associate, Youth)
- Relief Worker
- Community Organizer
- Nonprofit Program Administrator
- Worship Leader
A theology major’s typical starting salary is $34,500. The typical salary after 10–19 years is $43,977.
*Note: Salary information is provided for general reference only. APU does not guarantee the accuracy of the figures listed, and cannot predict or promise a specific salary for any graduate. For the most current salary estimates, please visit payscale.com.
Job Titles of People with a Theology Degree
- Author, Reaching Out without Dumbing Down and A Royal “Waste” of Time
- Op-Ed Columnist, Washington Post
- Chief Speechwriter, President George W. Bush
- Case Manager, Bell Therapy Community Support Program
- Congressman, 6th District of Maryland
- Children’s Pastor, Living Way Fellowship
- Associate Attorney, Patton Boggs, Washington
- Consultant, Forrester Consulting
- Resident Director, Salisbury University