Ohio Clergy: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Clergy in Ohio

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Fast Facts for Clergy in Ohio

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Dayton, Youngstown and Cincinnati
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Columbus, Cleveland and Akron
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Cincinnati, Dayton and Cleveland

Salaries for Clergy in Ohio

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Columbus, Cleveland and Dayton

Schools for Clergy in Ohio are listed below.

Selected Clergy Schools in Ohio

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Regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

  • Programs: Master of Theology, Master of Theology - History of Christianity*, Master of Divinity - History of Christianity, more...
  • Degrees: Master, Bachelor

Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

  • Programs: MAR: Evangelism & Church Planting, M.Div: Leadership, MA Theological Studies: Theology, more...
  • Degrees: Master

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: BS in Liberal Studies, BS in Liberal Studies Leadership
  • Degrees: Bachelor

NU has been educating leaders since 1934 at our campus near Seattle. If you have a dream, we can help make it possible.

  • Programs: Master of Bible and Theology
  • Degrees: Master

Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University.

  • Programs: Associate of Arts in Christian Ministry - Biblical Studies, Master of Arts in Ministry - Practical Theology, Master of Arts in Ministry - Pastoral Care and Counseling, more...
  • Degrees: Associate, Master, Bachelor

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

  • Programs: Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Counseling (Certificate) - Online, Liberal Studies (Associate of Arts) - Online, Liberal Studies (Bachelor of Arts) - Online
  • Degrees: Certificate, Associate, Bachelor

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Argosy University offers doctoral, master's, and bachelor's degree programs to students through its eight colleges:  College of Behavioral Sciences, Graduate School of Business and Management, College of Education,  College of Health Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Creative Arts and Design, College of Clinical Psychology and Western State College of Law at Argosy University as well as certificate programs in many areas.

  • Programs: Liberal Arts (BA) (Online)
  • Degrees: Bachelor
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More Ohio Clergy Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Ashland University Ashland Doctorate 6,493
Athenaeum of Ohio Cincinnati Masters & First Professional 238
Baldwin-Wallace College Berea Masters 4,383
Bexley Hall Episcopal Seminary Columbus First-professional 25
Bluffton University Bluffton Masters 1,117
Capital University Columbus Masters & First Professional 3,713
Case Western Reserve University Cleveland Doctorate & First Professional 9,844
Cedarville University Cedarville Masters 3,055
Cincinnati Christian University Cincinnati Masters 1,051
Cleveland State University Cleveland Doctorate & First Professional 15,038
College of Mount St. Joseph Cincinnati Doctorate 2,282
Defiance College Defiance Masters 973
Denison University Granville Bachelor 2,242
Franciscan University of Steubenville Steubenville Masters 2,434
Gods Bible School and College Cincinnati Bachelor 285
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Cincinnati Cincinnati Doctorate & First Professional 232
Heidelberg University Tiffin Masters 1,584
Hiram College Hiram Masters 1,271
John Carroll University Cleveland Masters 3,766
Kenyon College Gambier Bachelor 1,662
Lourdes College Sylvania Masters 2,021
Malone University Canton Masters 2,371
Methodist Theological School Delaware Doctorate 234
Miami University-Oxford Oxford Doctorate 15,968
Mount Union College Alliance Bachelor 2,138
Mount Vernon Nazarene University Mount Vernon Masters 2,675
Muskingum College New Concord Masters 2,099
Notre Dame College Cleveland Masters 1,490
Oberlin College Oberlin Masters 2,774
Ohio Northern University Ada Doctorate 3,603
Ohio University-Main Campus Athens Doctorate 21,089
Ohio Wesleyan University Delaware Bachelor 1,986
Otterbein College Westerville Doctorate 3,107
Payne Theological Seminary Wilberforce Doctorate 120
Pontifical College Josephinum Columbus Masters 194
The College of Wooster Wooster Bachelor 1,781
The University of Findlay Findlay Masters & First Professional 5,388
Trinity Lutheran Seminary Columbus Masters & First Professional 176
United Theological Seminary Dayton Doctorate & First Professional 248
University of Dayton Dayton Doctorate 10,395
University of Toledo Toledo Doctorate & First Professional 19,767
Ursuline College Pepper Pike Masters 1,550
Walsh University North Canton Doctorate 2,522
Winebrenner Theological Seminary Findlay Doctorate & First Professional 112
Wittenberg University Springfield Masters 2,078
Wright State University-Main Campus Dayton Doctorate & First Professional 16,151
Xavier University Cincinnati Doctorate 6,646
Youngstown State University Youngstown Doctorate 13,595

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Clergy

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Ohio. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Clergy relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Akron 120 $41250 1.06
Canton 80 $36520 1.45
Massillon 80 $36520 1.45
Cleveland 240 $47850 0.68
Elyria 240 $47850 0.68
Columbus 300 $39250 0.85
Dayton 210 $33700 1.68
Toledo 90 $40000 0.89
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