Our master’s degree in spirituality equips you to serve your community as a chaplain, minister, lay spiritual leader or counselor. While Merrimack is a Catholic institution rooted in Augustinian theology, the spirituality master’s degree welcomes students from all faiths and spiritual traditions. In addition to religious studies, electives include subject matter from mental health, social justice, education, healing arts and other disciplines.

A master’s degree in spirituality prepares you for a wide variety of professional roles. You may work within a particular faith, practice a nondenominational form of spiritual counseling or find employment in a non-religious field such as social work, education, mental health or nonprofit leadership. Merrimack’s spirituality graduate degree trains you to assist people with all manner of personal and professional challenges. Use the Career Insight tool below to see real-time labor market data on jobs in this field.