Theology Schools In Massachusetts

Massachusetts has 30 accredited theology schools where theology faculty who teach theology classes can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the theology academic community in Massachusetts, and the future trends in theology training at the following levels:

  • Theology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Theology
  • Bachelors degree in Theology
  • Masters degree in Theology
  • PhD degree in Theology


Schools

  1. Amherst College

    Boltwood Avenue, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002-5000

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  2. Andover Newton Theological School

    210 Herrick Rd, Newton Centre, Massachusetts 02459-2243

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  3. Anna Maria College

    50 Sunset Lane, Paxton, Massachusetts 01612-1198

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  4. Assumption College

    500 Salisbury St, Worcester, Massachusetts 01609-1296

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  5. Atlantic Union College

    338 Main St, South Lancaster, Massachusetts 01561-1000

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  6. Boston Baptist College

    950 Metropolitan Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02136-4030

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  7. Boston College

    140 Commonwealth Avenue, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467

    31 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Boston University

    One Silber Way, Boston, Massachusetts 02215

    53 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Eastern Nazarene College

    23 E Elm Ave, Quincy, Massachusetts 02170-2999

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  10. Episcopal Divinity School

    99 Brattle St, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138-3494

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  11. Gordon College in Wenham

    255 Grapevine Rd, Wenham, Massachusetts 01984

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  12. Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

    130 Essex St, South Hamilton, Massachusetts 01982

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  13. Hampshire College

    893 West St, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002-5001

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  14. Harvard University

    Massachusetts Hall, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

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  15. Hebrew College

    160 Herrick Road, Newton Centre, Massachusetts 02459-2237

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  16. Hellenic College-Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology

    50 Goddard Ave, Brookline, Massachusetts 02445-7496

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  17. College of the Holy Cross

    One College Street, Worcester, Massachusetts 01610-2395

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  18. Merrimack College

    315 Turnpike St, North Andover, Massachusetts 01845

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  19. Mount Holyoke College

    50 College Street, South Hadley, Massachusetts 01075-1489

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  20. Northeastern University

    360 Huntington Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5005

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  21. College of Our Lady of the Elms

    291 Springfield St, Chicopee, Massachusetts 01013

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  22. Blessed John XXIII National Seminary

    558 South Ave, Weston, Massachusetts 02493-2699

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  23. Saint John's Seminary

    127 Lake Street, Brighton, Massachusetts 02135-3846

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  24. Smith College

    Elm St, Northampton, Massachusetts 01063

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  25. Stonehill College

    320 Washington Street, Easton, Massachusetts 02357-6110

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  26. Tufts University

    28 Sawyer Avenue, Medford, Massachusetts 02155-5555

    29 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  27. Wellesley College

    106 Central St, Wellesley, Massachusetts 02481-8203

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  28. Wheaton College in Norton

    26 E Main St, Norton, Massachusetts 02766

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  29. Williams College

    880 Main St, Williamstown, Massachusetts 01267

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  30. Zion Bible College

    320 South Main Street, Haverhill, Massachusetts 01835

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Massachusetts Vs. National Theology Employment

Massachusetts 1,360
National 64,070

Approximately 2% of the country's theology professionals work in Massachusetts state.

Employment Growth for Theology professionals In Massachusetts

1,100 1,060 1,030 1,300 1,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of theology professionals is growing in Massachusetts. In Massachusetts, 260 more theology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of theology professionals has grown by 24%. This growth is faster than the change in the number of theology professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of theology professionals has grown by 15% from 2006 to 2010.

Theology VS. All Professions salaries in Massachusetts

$60,295 $62,975 $61,925 $68,640 $70,990
$49,058 $52,712 $53,675 $55,178 $56,645
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Theology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to theology professionals are growing in Massachusetts. Theology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $60,295 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $70,990 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Theology professionals in Massachusetts

10th percentile
$44,240
25th percentile
$55,135
50th percentile
$66,910
75th percentile
$83,725
90th percentile
$109,250

This represents a 15% growth in salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 147% pay differential between the highest paid theology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of theology in Massachusetts.

Average Salaries for Theology professionals and related professions in Massachusetts

Christian Counseling
$54,803
Ministry
$53,870
Theology
$70,990

Theology professionals in Massachusetts earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Theology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Massachusetts

associate
2
bachelor
32
master
31
doctor
10
Certificate
2
Total77

The number of students graduating from the 30 accredited theology schools in Massachusetts is decreasing. In 2006 there were 1,130 theology graduates from theology courses in Massachusetts and in 2010 there were 1,105 graduates.

Thus there was a 2% percent decrease in the number of theology school degree or certificate graduates in Massachusetts. 42% of these graduates received an bachelor's degree in theology.

Theology Faculty Salaries in Massachusetts

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