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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

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  • Master of Arts in Ministry - Practical Theology
  • Associate of Arts in Christian Ministry - Biblical Studies
  • Associate of Arts in Christian Ministry - Pastoral Ministry
  • Ranked among the 2015 Best National Universities by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as a Military Friendly School every year since 2012 by Victory Media.
  • Offers credit for prior learning and experience through assessment tests.
  • Provides a short term Leadership Certification program in partnership with EQUIP®.
  • Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
Programs
  • BS in Liberal Studies Leadership
  • BS in Liberal Studies
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Lets undergrad students try classes before paying any tuition.
  • Has an average class sizes of 18 for undergraduate and 13 for graduate-level courses.
  • Offers numerous scholarship opportunities that can help students save up to $750 per term on their tuition.
  • Tends to educate degree-seeking online and campus-based students who are adult learners with families and students who work while pursuing higher education.
Programs
  • BS in Liberal Studies - Professional Studies Track
  • BS in Liberal Studies - Autism Studies Track

Founded by the Society of Jesus in 1851, Saint Joseph's University (SJU) has been developing the minds and abilities of men and women in a challenging academic environment steeped in the enriching Jesuit tradition of cura personalis (care of the entire person). The strong liberal arts foundation promotes an environment of open-minded investigation and debate and attends to developing students beyond their academic accomplishments, while maintaining high academic standards. The University strives to be recognized as the preeminent Catholic comprehensive university in the Northeast.

Programs
  • Spiritual, Ethical, and Religious Counseling (Certificate) - Online
  • Liberal Studies (Associate of Arts) - Online
  • Liberal Studies (Bachelor of Arts) - Online
  • For the 12th consecutive year, Cal U was named one for the best schools in the Northeast by The Princeton Review 
  • Recognized by the U.S. News and World Report for: Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s 2017, Best Online Programs, Grad Education 2017 and Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s for Veterans 2017
  • Quality Online courses at Cal U have the same objectives, content and learning outcomes as campus-based programs and are taught by the same expert professors.
  • Offers private school amenities at a public school cost. Student-to-teacher ratio of 20:1
  • CAL U online programs complete an annual assessment of student learning to ensure outcomes are focused on your success in career entry, advancement or enhancement!
Programs
  • Master of Arts in Special Education
  • Master of Arts in Human Resource Management
  • Master of Arts in International Development

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota's Online Master's Programs

At Saint Mary's, we take pride in offering online graduate degrees designed to complement the schedules of working adults like you. Get an affordable, convenient education from a top-ranked university that's grounded in real-world applications.

Saint Mary's University's long history of innovation in education continues with the launch of our new iPad® application, allowing for learning on the go. Our commitment to our Lasallian Catholic tradition of continuous learning, ethics and advancing the common good also endures.

Programs
  • AA Liberal Arts
Give your career a boost with an education from Southern New Hampshire University. We offer certificates, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in over 100 programs in a wide variety of subjects.
Programs
  • Liberal Arts (BA)
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publishers of G.I. Jobs®.
  • Each program is designed to instill the knowledge, ethical values, and interpersonal skills of professional practice and to foster values of social responsibility.
  • Offers several flexible learning options, including a blended format that combines campus and online learning.
  • Several scholarship opportunities are available for students who qualify.
  • Features a competency-based MBA program that allows students to test out of subjects based on prior professional experience.
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  • Master of Social Work
  • Ranked 33rd among the Best Grad Schools for Social Work in 2015 by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Founded in 1904 as the nation’s first institute of higher learning to offer training for clinical social workers.
  • Provides a rigorous education, including a nationally accredited Master of Social Work (MSW) Program and PhD in Social Work.  
  • Offers inventive programs with hands-on experience.  
  • Incorporates social justice values and multicultural perspectives into curriculum. 
Programs
  • Associate Degree of Arts in General Studies
  • Non-profit university accredited by WASC Senior Commission
  • Professors with real-world experience and student centered approach
  • Flexible, fully online degree programs responding to the market needs
  • All courses are offered six times a year with clear path to completion and reduced time-to-degree
  • No additional costs for textbooks or other fees
  • Personal support from application to graduation leading to high retention and graduation rates
Programs
  • Master of Social Work
  • Earn a Master of Social Work online from top-ranked USC
  • Program can be completed in as little as one year
  • The CSWE-accredited program features live, online classes and hands-on field experiences near your community.
  • GRE scores are not required to apply
  • Bachelor's degree is required to apply

More Texas Clergy Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Abilene
Doctorate
4,675
Amarillo
Associate
10,387
Arlington
Bachelor
144
Sherman
Masters
1,339
Austin
Doctorate & First Professional
175
San Antonio
Bachelor
195
Waco
Doctorate & First Professional
14,174
Forth Worth
Doctorate
268
Clarendon
Associate
1,126
Houston
Bachelor
1,056
Austin
Masters
1,832
Dallas
Doctorate
5,244
Dallas
Bachelor
358
Dallas
Doctorate & First Professional
2,005
Marshall
Bachelor
1,308
Austin
Masters & First Professional
97
Abilene
Doctorate
2,435
Hillsboro
Associate
3,556
Houston
Masters
2,339
Houston
Doctorate & First Professional
232
Brownwood
Masters
1,386
Hawkins
Bachelor
712
Kilgore
Associate
5,150
Lubbock
Masters
1,960
Abilene
Bachelor
1,462
San Antonio
Doctorate
180
San Antonio
Doctorate
2,608
Dallas
Bachelor
567
Houston
Doctorate
5,161
Austin
Masters
5,317
Kerrville
Masters
971
Dallas
Doctorate & First Professional
10,829
Keene
Masters
890
Waxahachie
Masters
1,834
Fort Worth
Doctorate
3,042
Terrell
Bachelor
201
Georgetown
Bachelor
1,294
San Antonio
Doctorate & First Professional
3,920
Fort Worth
Masters
8,668
Tyler
Bachelor
774
Fort Worth
Doctorate & First Professional
3,087
Austin
Doctorate
50,170
San Antonio
Masters
2,686
Irving
Doctorate
2,972
Belton
Doctorate
2,651
Houston
Doctorate & First Professional
3,273
San Antonio
Doctorate & First Professional
5,752
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:
Clergy

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

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Austin 220 $50,130
Round Rock 220 $50,130
Abilene 40 $32,470
Amarillo 40 $44,610
Beaumont 40 $47,480
Port Arthur 40 $47,480
Brownsville N/A $39,210
Harlingen N/A $39,210
College Station N/A $52,790
Bryan N/A $52,790
Corpus Christi 50 $47,630
Dallas 660 $47,400
Fort Worth 660 $47,400
Arlington 660 $47,400
Houston 630 $50,480
The Woodlands 630 $50,480
Sugar Land 630 $50,480
San Antonio 180 $52,750
New Braunfels 180 $52,750
Longview 40 $44,000
Lubbock 40 $47,920
Killeen 60 $47,180
Temple 60 $47,180
Tyler 40 $46,370

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