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Department of Religious Studies


Students who major or minor in Religious Studies, as well as those earning a Concentration in Christian Education, have a myriad of internship opportunities to explore. Often, academic credit can be earned for completing an internship. The College's location in the capital city of Jackson provides countless internship sites, including:

  • A multitude of individual Christian churchs of varied denominational and independent affiliations
  • Statewide headquarters for most Christian denominations
  • Mississippi Religious Leadership Conference - an organization comprised of religious leaders from various denominations and non-Christian faith traditions
  • The Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience
  • The International Museum of Muslim Cultures
  • A multitude of social ministry agencies, including Catholic Charities, Stewpot Community Services, Operation Shoestring, Habitat for Humanity, Grace House (for People Living with AIDS), and many others
  • Several hospital chaplaincy programs
  • Clinical Pastoral Education program
  • Several parochial schools
  • Faith & Work Initiative
  • ...Anything else you can think of!