Pennsylvania Clergy: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Clergy in Pennsylvania

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Fast Facts for Clergy in Pennsylvania

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: State College, Philadelphia and Allentown
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: York, Pittsburgh and Lancaster
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Allentown

Salaries for Clergy in Pennsylvania

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Lancaster, Allentown and Harrisburg

Schools for Clergy in Pennsylvania are listed below.

Selected Clergy Schools in Pennsylvania

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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

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

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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 Pennsylvania Clergy Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Albright College Reading Masters 2,233
Allegheny College Meadville Bachelor 2,193
Baptist Bible College and Seminary Clarks Summit Doctorate 1,016
Bethel Seminary of the East Willow Grove Masters & First Professional 90
Biblical Theological Seminary Hatfield Doctorate & First Professional 180
Bryn Athyn College of the New Church Bryn Athyn Masters & First Professional 138
Bryn Mawr College Bryn Mawr Doctorate 1,790
Bucknell University Lewisburg Masters 3,677
Cabrini College Radnor Masters 3,108
Calvary Baptist Theological Seminary Lansdale Doctorate 123
Chestnut Hill College Philadelphia Doctorate 2,062
Dickinson College Carlisle Bachelor 2,381
Duquesne University Pittsburgh Doctorate & First Professional 10,296
Eastern University Saint Davids Doctorate & First Professional 4,291
Elizabethtown College Elizabethtown Masters 2,360
Evangelical Theological Seminary Myerstown Masters 168
Franklin and Marshall College Lancaster Bachelor 2,104
Gannon University Erie Doctorate 4,134
Geneva College Beaver Falls Masters 1,891
Gettysburg College Gettysburg Bachelor 2,503
Gratz College Melrose Park Doctorate 441
Grove City College Grove City Bachelor 2,504
Haverford College Haverford Bachelor 1,169
Holy Family University Philadelphia Masters 3,487
Immaculata University Immaculata Doctorate 4,057
Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus Indiana Doctorate 14,018
Juniata College Huntingdon Bachelor 1,506
La Roche College Pittsburgh Masters 1,499
La Salle University Philadelphia Doctorate 5,994
Lafayette College Easton Bachelor 2,403
Lancaster Theological Seminary Lancaster Doctorate 150
Lebanon Valley College Annville Doctorate 1,936
Lehigh University Bethlehem Doctorate 6,845
Lincoln University of Pennsylvania Lincoln University Masters 2,449
Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg Gettysburg Masters 194
Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia Philadelphia Doctorate 302
Lycoming College Williamsport Bachelor 1,429
Manor College Jenkintown Associate 982
Marywood University Scranton Doctorate 3,316
Mercyhurst College Erie Masters 4,253
Messiah College Grantham Bachelor 2,837
Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary Bethlehem Masters & First Professional 1,989
Muhlenberg College Allentown Bachelor 2,457
Neumann College Aston Doctorate 3,084
Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus University Park Doctorate 43,252
Philadelphia Biblical University-Langhorne Langhorne Masters 1,349
Pittsburgh Theological Seminary Pittsburgh Doctorate & First Professional 352
Rosemont College Rosemont Masters 940
Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary-Overbrook Wynnewood Masters & First Professional 255
Saint Francis University Loretto Doctorate 2,125
Saint Joseph's University Philadelphia Doctorate 7,542
Saint Vincent College Latrobe Masters 1,924
Seton Hill University Greensburg Masters 1,991
Susquehanna University Selinsgrove Bachelor 2,039
Swarthmore College Swarthmore Bachelor 1,491
Temple University Philadelphia Doctorate & First Professional 34,696
Thiel College Greenville Bachelor 1,219
Trinity School for Ministry Ambridge Doctorate 210
University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia Doctorate & First Professional 23,980
University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh Doctorate 27,020
University of Scranton Scranton Doctorate 5,612
Valley Forge Christian College Phoenixville Masters 929
Villanova University Villanova Doctorate & First Professional 10,470
Washington & Jefferson College Washington Bachelor 1,531
Waynesburg University Waynesburg Doctorate 2,462
Westminster College New Wilmington New Wilmington Masters 1,455
Westminster Theological Seminary Glenside Doctorate & First Professional 760
Wilson College Chambersburg Masters 724

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Clergy

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Pennsylvania. 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


Harrisburg 140 $44210 1.25
Carlisle 140 $44210 1.25
Erie 40 $43640 0.83
Pittsburgh 370 $34740 0.94
Reading 60 $40800 1.06
Lancaster 110 $38230 1.32
Scranton 70 $34610 0.84
Wilkes 70 $34610 0.84
Barre 70 $34610 0.84
Hazleton 70 $34610 0.84
York 50 $42100 0.86
Hanover 50 $42100 0.86
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