Texas Clergy: Schools and Careers

Career Information for Clergy in Texas

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Fast Facts for Clergy in Texas

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Tyler, Corpus Christi and Dallas
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Austin, San Antonio and Houston
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Houston, Dallas and San Antonio

Salaries for Clergy in Texas

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Tyler, Austin and San Antonio

Schools for Clergy in Texas are listed below.

Selected Clergy Schools in Texas

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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

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  • 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

As a student at South University, you will have the opportunity to learn from accomplished faculty members who have real-world experience in the subjects that they teach. Our small class sizes allow you to receive personalized attention from instructors, and the encouragement to recognize your goals for the future and the means to achieve them.

  • Programs: Doctor of Ministry
  • Degrees: Doctorate
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More Texas Clergy Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Abilene Christian University Abilene Doctorate 4,675
Amarillo College Amarillo Associate 10,387
Arlington Baptist College Arlington Bachelor 144
Austin College Sherman Masters 1,339
Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary Austin Doctorate & First Professional 175
Baptist University of the Americas San Antonio Bachelor 195
Baylor University Waco Doctorate & First Professional 14,174
Brite Divinity School Forth Worth Doctorate 268
Clarendon College Clarendon Associate 1,126
College of Biblical Studies-Houston Houston Bachelor 1,056
Concordia University Texas Austin Masters 1,832
Dallas Baptist University Dallas Doctorate 5,244
Dallas Christian College Dallas Bachelor 358
Dallas Theological Seminary Dallas Doctorate & First Professional 2,005
East Texas Baptist University Marshall Bachelor 1,308
Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest Austin Masters & First Professional 97
Hardin-Simmons University Abilene Doctorate 2,435
Hill College Hillsboro Associate 3,556
Houston Baptist University Houston Masters 2,339
Houston Graduate School of Theology Houston Doctorate & First Professional 232
Howard Payne University Brownwood Masters 1,386
Jarvis Christian College Hawkins Bachelor 712
Kilgore College Kilgore Associate 5,150
Lubbock Christian University Lubbock Masters 1,960
McMurry University Abilene Bachelor 1,462
Oblate School of Theology San Antonio Doctorate 180
Our Lady of the Lake University-San Antonio San Antonio Doctorate 2,608
Paul Quinn College Dallas Bachelor 567
Rice University Houston Doctorate 5,161
Saint Edward's University Austin Masters 5,317
Schreiner University Kerrville Masters 971
Southern Methodist University Dallas Doctorate & First Professional 10,829
Southwestern Adventist University Keene Masters 890
Southwestern Assemblies of God University Waxahachie Masters 1,834
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Fort Worth Doctorate 3,042
Southwestern Christian College Terrell Bachelor 201
Southwestern University Georgetown Bachelor 1,294
St Marys University San Antonio Doctorate & First Professional 3,920
Texas Christian University Fort Worth Masters 8,668
Texas College Tyler Bachelor 774
Texas Wesleyan University Fort Worth Doctorate & First Professional 3,087
The University of Texas at Austin Austin Doctorate 50,170
Trinity University San Antonio Masters 2,686
University of Dallas Irving Doctorate 2,972
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Belton Doctorate 2,651
University of St Thomas Houston Houston Doctorate & First Professional 3,273
University of the Incarnate Word San Antonio Doctorate & First Professional 5,752
Wayland Baptist University Plainview Masters 5,899

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Clergy

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


Abilene 30 $30290 1.48
Amarillo 40 $44300 1.06
Austin 210 $47860 0.65
Round Rock 210 $47860 0.65
Houston 420 $53810 0.41
The Woodlands 420 $53810 0.41
Sugar Land 420 $53810 0.41
Beaumont 30 $46530 0.59
Port Arthur 30 $46530 0.59
Brownsville 60 $30500 1.32
Harlingen 60 $30500 1.32
College Station 0 $57090 0
Bryan 0 $57090 0
Dallas 720 $46830 0.62
Fort Worth 720 $46830 0.62
Arlington 720 $46830 0.62
El Paso 30 $44370 0.34
San Antonio 190 $49880 0.56
New Braunfels 190 $49880 0.56
Longview 0 $42940 0
Lubbock 50 $49340 0.98
Killeen 60 $46070 1.24
Temple 60 $46070 1.24
Sherman 30 $49610 2.24
Denison 30 $49610 2.24
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