Careers and Concentrations

A Providence education is designed to prepare you for a lifetime of jobs, a lifetime in which you will adapt to different settings and one in which you will be called upon to solve problems and draw on your own creativity to succeed in your job. Below, are explanations of how your concentration connects to different vocations.

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The Media, Culture, and the Arts (MCA) concentration at Providence Christian College seeks to develop the understanding and practice of fine art by providing an atmosphere of experiential learning and artistic integrity. Our curriculum seeks to empower students to be artists of character and competence in and environment of support, creativity, and personal expression. Students are encouraged to appreciate and critically examine the history and philosophy of the fine arts from a Reformed Christian perspective. For more information about this concentration, click here.

For students in this concentration, possible careers include: marketing, public relations, communications, journalism, graphic design, or jobs in the music industry. The concentration also serves as a sturdy foundation for further graduate study in music, film studies, or journalism.

The mission of the Biblical and Theological Studies department is to equip students with the content of the Bible, its historical context and proper methods of interpretation, and the Reformed theology which summarizes its teachings. Students also learn to apply this biblical content and theology to contemporary life and culture, and to their own personal lives, leading to spiritual growth and ministry in the church and the world. Students also develop the skills to communicate this biblical and theological reasoning and conclusions effectively in both speaking and writing. For more information about this concentration, click here.

For students in this concentration, possible careers include: bible teaching, missions, counseling, social work, international relief and refugee work. The concentration also serves as a sturdy foundation for further graduate study in those fields or pursuing the pastoral ministry through seminary.

 

The mission of the Business, Economics, and Entrepreneurship (BEE) concentration at Providence Christian College is to develop lifelong learners that can think critically, communicate effectively, and operate an innovative business within a biblical framework in the marketplace. For more information about this concentration, click here.

For students in this concentration, possible careers include: government official, accountant, business development manager, data scientist, marketing, or business owner. The concentration also serves as a sturdy foundation for further graduate study in law or business.

 

The Education concentration exists to prepare students to be excellent teachers who are inspired and equipped to teach in a God-glorifying manner in whatever setting they are called. For more information about this concentration, click here.

For students in this concentration, possible careers include: teaching at Christian, private, and state schools; church education programs; overseas missions; and within homeschool settings. The concentration also serves as a sturdy foundation for further graduate study in higher education, special education, and educational leadership.

 

The mission of the English and Communications (ENC) concentration at Providence Christian College, in recognizing The Word as the creative origin of all life (John 1:1-5), is to equip students with college-level thinking and writing skills (writing), discipline-specific content knowledge, and familiarity with established critical approaches to literature (reading) so that they can become effective communicators who work and create in various mediums for the glory of God. For more information about this concentration, click here.

For students in this concentration, possible careers include: teaching, journalism, and web content manager. The concentration also serves as a sturdy foundation for further graduate study in English, law, or humanities.

 

The Health and Life Sciences concentration exists to empower students to provide ethical and compassionate service to the local and global community by providing rigorous HLS coursework with a foundation of liberal studies to prepare students for the various Health Science related post-graduate programs they pursue. For more information about this concentration, click here.

For students in this concentration, possible careers include: occupational therapy, nutrition, medical assistant, and nursing. The concentration also serves as a sturdy foundation for further graduate study in medicine, psychology, and health sciences.

 

The Philosophy, Politics, and History (PPH) concentration is designed to equip students with the ability to understand and evaluate contemporary culture by providing a sound overview of the central events, issues, and ideas that have shaped our world and then developing the critical and personal skills necessary to engage it from an informed and Reformed Christian worldview for the good of others and the glory of God. For more information about this concentration, click here.

For students in this concentration, possible careers include: politics, museum curating, campaign managing, teaching, writing, law, and business. The concentration also serves as a sturdy foundation for further graduate study in law, public policy, history, and international studies.

 

The Psychology concentration of Providence Christian College exists to enhance the holistic development of students through nurturing student knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for the observation, understanding, and analysis of human behavior, and by developing, through the study of educational, social, sports and exercise, abnormal, coaching, and positive psychology an understanding of how the human soul can best flourish for God’s glory. For more information about this concentration, click here.

For students in this concentration, possible careers include: counseling, marriage and family therapy. The concentration also serves as a sturdy foundation for further graduate study in psychology.

 

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