Religion helps us better understand ourselves, our relationships
and what motivates cultures around the world. As a Religion
scholar, you'll develop a more holistic view of the human
experience—a perspective that will inform your work whether serving
the church, classroom, courtroom or a social service
Why choose Religion at Saint Leo?
As Florida’s oldest Catholic college, Saint Leo has
centuries-old roots in the Benedictine tradition. We welcome all
curious thinkers, regardless of faith background. Holding students
to high standards of ethics, and academic excellence, our Education
Center faculty will guide you to a plan that best suits your
individual goals, talents and needs—at any stage in your
While exploring the evolution of Christianity in the Middle East
and the role of the Catholic Church in America, you’ll find
relevance to contemporary culture and see the challenges posed by
secularism, materialism and cyberculture.
Develop respect for the vast world of faith, including
Christianity, Catholicism, Judaism, Islam and Buddhism. Learn how
to serve through spiritual direction, ministry and evangelization.
Connect your classroom learning with community service or an
internship—Religion students find opportunities at local parishes,
pre-hospital chaplaincy programs, youth ministry programs and
Some amazing classes you can take
What can you do with a degree in Religion?
Religion majors can pursue graduate study in theology and
full-time ministry, or other careers connected with the church.
Religious studies also provide a strong foundation for careers in
law, business, teaching, psychology and social work. Find success
in such positions as:
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