Ministers of Religion

(NOC 4154)


Educational requirements vary, depending on the religion, and range from the completion of a college or other program in religious studies to a master's of divinity degree.

A period of study with a senior minister is usually required.

Progression to senior positions within a religious order is possible with experience.

Degrees Associated with This Career


Useful Experience/Skills

Communication skills
Client/customer needs assessment
Community service work

Useful Secondary School Subjects

Social Studies (Law)
A second language
Keyboarding/Computer-related courses
Family Studies

University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Religious Studies Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
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Concordia University
Montreal, Québec, CA

Related Program(s):
Religions and Cultures (BA) Bachelor; Honours
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University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Religious Studies Bachelor
Religious Studies - Eastern and Native American Religious Traditions Bachelor; Honours
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Huron University College
London, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Religion & Theology (Major) Bachelor
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King's University College
London, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
World Religions and Culture Bachelor
Religion and Society Bachelor
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Modified on December 15, 2023