Format:
Online Classes

Hours:
120 Hours

Finish in as few as:
2-4 Years

Students who choose this area of emphasis for their Leadership and Ministry degree will be able to apply practical ministry skills to meet the pastoral needs of their local congregation.

Pastoral Ministry Required Courses

Bible and Theology (30)

  • Old Testament Survey (3 credits)
  • New Testament Survey (3 credits)
  • Redemption in the Old Testament (3 credits)
  • Letters of Paul (3 credits)
  • Biblical Theology of Leadership (3 credits)
  • Knowing God (3 credits)
  • Theology of Holiness (3 credits)
  • Bible elective (3 credits)
  • Life of Christ (3 credits)
  • Theology elective (3 credits)

General Studies (30)

  • English Composition I (3 credits)
  • English Composition II (3 credits)
  • Speech (3 credits)
  • General Psychology (3 credits)
  • Humanities electives (6 credits)
  • Math/science elective (3 credits)
  • Behavioral science elective (3 credits)
  • College Success (3 credits)
  • Technology and Information for College (3 credits)

Professional Studies (30)

  • Marketplace Ministry (3 credits)
  • Organizational Leadership (3 credits)
  • Working with Teams (3 credits)
  • Principles of the Christian Life (3 credits)
  • Personal and Social Ethics (3 credits)
  • Teaching and Preaching (3 credits)
  • The Mobilization of Volunteers (3 credits)
  • Pastoral Care (3 credits)
  • Biblical Counseling (3 credits)
  • Senior Portfolio (3 credits)

Pastoral Ministry Emphasis (12) (Can be taken as electives or in lieu of selected Bible & Theology required credits)

  • Cross-Cultural Ministry
  • The Church’s Ministry to Families
  • Mission & Evangelism
  • Church Resource Management

       General Electives (30)