Careers

Opportunities to Be of Service

You'll find graduates of the College of Theology and Ministry serving the Lord in countries around the world, including  locations in India, Russia, Sweden, England, and many other countries. Our program's dual emphasis on academic rigor and discipleship has led to our students filling roles as pastors, teachers, counselors, administrators, and missionaries. For help in locating a position, visit the Golden Hire Network.

 

52% of students who reported finding full-time jobs applied for them through campus sponsored career fairs.*

41% of graduates reported that they found full-time jobs when they posted their resumes to the campus career center's website.*

*NACE2007 Graduating Student Survey

The following are a few of the positions held by our graduates:

  • Pastor in churches of all sizes, including mega churches
  • Music minister
  • Youth pastor
  • Counselor
  • Military chaplain
  • Teacher in Christian elementary and middle schools
  • Continuing education in pursuit of a Ph.D.
  • Missionaries - domestic and foreign
  • Church planter
  • Bible teacher
  • College professors
  • Christian publishers

Organizations Recruiting Our Graduates at ORU's Recent Career Events

  • Army National Guard Chaplain Recruiting
  • Arrow Child & Family Ministries
  • Associated Centers for Therapy
  • Camp Victory
  • Coweta Assembly of God
  • CREOKS Behavioral Health Services
  • Family & Children Services
  • Frontiers Ministries
  • Harvest Mexico Ministries
  • Literacy & Evangelism International
  • OBU International Graduate School
  • Oklahoma Department of Corrections
  • Oologah United Methodist Church
  • ORU Graduate Theology
  • Parkside Psychiatric Hospital & Clinic
  • The Well Church
  • United States Army Chaplaincy
  • Word Indigenous Missions