Alumni Outcomes

Wartburg graduates find satisfying jobs and are admitted into top graduate and professional schools. Wartburg alumni can be found in all 50 U.S. states and over 70 foreign countries. Below is only a sample of the types of positions Wartburg graduates from the Religion and Philosophy Department have had in the past.


High Earning PotentialSample of Alumni Positions from the Past Five Years:

  • Youth/Child/Family Ministry Assistant, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Cedar Falls
  • Director of Student Ministries, Grand View University, Des Moines
  • Graduate Student – Master of Divinity, Luther Seminary, St. Paul, Minn.
  • Intern Pastor, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Stillwater, Minn.
  • Pastor, Zion Lutheran Church, Princeton

Sample of Alumni Positions from the Past 15 Years:

  • Assistant Director of Conflict Resolution Program, The Carter Center, Atlanta, Ga.
  • Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn.
  • Enrollment Specialist/Program Director, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Dean County, Madison, Wis.
  • Director of Youth Ministry, Comm
  • English Teacher, Amity Foundation, Janjing, Jiangsu, China
  • Pastor, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Forest City
  • Graduate Student – Princeton Theological Seminary

Sample Stand-out Alumni Positions:

  • Associate Professor, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Huntington, W.V.
  • Camp Director, Sugar Creek Bible Camp, Ferryville, Wis.
  • Program Manager, Gretna Glen Camp and Retreat Center, Lebanon, Pa.
  • Research Associate, American Association for Palestinian Equality, Washington, D.C.

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