Program Overview

Program Requirements


Further studies

Many graduate programs are available for people with an undergraduate degree interested in expanding their knowledge, specializing or conducting research. Many graduate programs offered by the University of Ottawa. 


Potential occupations

Universities studies lead to multiple occupations. Furthermore, certain professions require talent, special aptitudes, additional skills and experience beyond degrees themselves. 

In order to list your choices, visit the Job Bank Canada website and, using the National Occupational Classification (NOC) codes, view job postings, wages, employment prospects and other important information that can help you make a decision. The occupations found below are examples derived from the National Occupational Classification.


Occupations related to this program

Secondary school teachers

  • Religious education teacher, secondary school


Other religious occupations

  • Missionary
  • Pastoral animator


Social and community service workers

  • Community organization worker
  • Social services worker


Social policy researchers, consultants and program officers

  • Social policy analyst
  • Social policy consultant


Managers in social, community and correctional services

  • Community services director
  • Social services district director


Acquiring experience

Experience is acquired by participating and trying new personal, educational and professional activities, where it is possible to discover preferences, increase confidence and improve skills. As for professional experience, it is acquired through volunteering, internships, self-employment and full-time or part-time jobs. In addition to developing these skills, performing work related to your program of study can strengthen your expertise and increase your employability.


Volunteer opportunities

In addition to providing an opportunity to apply theories and knowledge learned during your university studies outside the classroom, in real world situations, volunteering is a way to help the community and its many organizations. Community engagement services help students to contribute to their community by participating in projects that are related to their program of study.


Potential employers

The following examples of employers can offer internships or employment opportunities related to students program of studies. It is also useful to browse potential employers website to learn about the culture, read job postings and keep up to date with the latest development.

  • Bibliothèque et archives Canada - BAC
  • CARE Canada
  • Immigration and citizenship Canada 
  • Conseil des écoles catholiques du Centre-Est - CECCE
  • Canadian Museum of History
  • Service correctionnel Canada - SCC
  • Anglican Church of Canada
  • Christian Horizons
  • Ministry of Education
  • Nelson Education
  • Royal Ontario Museum - ROM
  • The United Church of Canada
  • Immigration, Francisation et Intégration Québec
  • Musée de la civilisation
  • Good Samaritan Society
  • Province of Manitoba
  • Holy Spirit Catholic School Division
  • Saskatchewan Ministry of Education


Job search resources

The job search resources are designed to stimulate networking activities, develop marketing strategies and facilitate access to job postings. Networking events offer employers the opportunity to learn about the available workforce, and they give students a chance to be considered in the recruitment process. Career Development Centre offers helpful tips on networking, interview preparation techniques and different tools that can also be used to help with the preparation of resumés and cover letters.


Professional organizations

Professional organizations provide essential information on professional development opportunities and networking activities, the examples can also provide access to publications and job opportunities. They are a great source of information.

  • Canadian Association for Spiritual Care - CASC
  • Canadian Corporation for Studies in Religion
  • Canadian Friends Historical Association - CFHA
  • Canadian Society for the Study of Religion
  • Canadian Society of Biblical Studies 
  • Canadian Theological Society
  • Canadian Theosophical Association
  • Conseil québécois du patrimoine vivant - CQPV



Date modified: 2022-08-04