About Our Graduates

HDS graduates go on to a wide variety of professions and vocations, including:

  • ordained and lay ministry
  • chaplaincy
  • higher education teaching and research
  • public and private secondary education
  • community development, advocacy, and human services
  • management and consulting, especially nonprofit
  • public policy, law, conflict resolution and mediation
  • the arts, publishing, communications, and media

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HDS graduate

One year later

The status of employment and further study for graduates

MTS employment pie chart

What are they up to now?

A survey of careers of MDiv and MTS graduates ten years after graduation

Cynthia Kane, MDiv '96

Why HDS?

HDS graduates embark on careers as varied as the students themselves

HDS Voices

Naohito Miura, MTS '18Connecting with the Office of Career Services early made a huge difference in my Harvard experience. The staff provide me with the necessary resources to prepare a strong application tailored for each occasion. I would almost never apply for any important opportunity without first consulting them. —Naohito Miura, MDiv ’18