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60 Hours

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Prepare for a ministry or leadership career with an online degree from KCC.

Producing competent and productive leaders within the ministry and the world has a long history at Kansas Christian College. The online Leadership and Ministry degree provides students with a broad and deep understanding of ministry study and works to assist them in becoming future leaders in Christ. The program closely examines subjects within Biblical & Theological Studies, Teaching & Preaching, Biblical Counseling, and Organizational Leadership.  Through this combination of courses, you will obtain the knowledge necessary to not only serve within but grow and maintain a healthy Kingdom-Purposed organization.

What You Will Learn

  • How to confidently express God’s calling on your life
  • The principles of effective leadership in the local church.
  • How to competently interpret and proclaim the Word of God.
  • How to responsibly plan various services conducted in the local church.
  • An introductory understanding of ministry that is consistent with Scripture and proven leadership principles

Areas of Emphasis

  • Organizational Leadership
  • Pastoral Ministry
  • Youth Ministry

Program Length

This 120-credit-hour degree can be completed in approximately 4 years.

Why Study Leadership and Ministry at KCC Online?

  • Highly engaged, hands-on online classes with students from all walks of life
  • Professors who are practitioners of the subjects they teach
  • Faculty and staff who are dedicated to getting to know you and providing not only academic support but spiritual support and guidance as well

Program Details

  • Bible and Theology Requirements: 30 hours
  • General Studies Requirements: 30 hours
  • Professional Studies Requirements: 30 hours
  • General Academic Electives: 30 hours
  • Total Bachelor Degree Hours: 120

Career and Ministry Opportunities for Leadership and Ministry Graduates

A Bachelor of Arts in Leadership and Ministry can open doors to many different careers, as well as further study at the master’s and Ph.D. levels.

  • Traditional Marketplace: Positions in fields such as management, human resources, non-profits, and much more!
  • Church and Ministry Work: Positions as a pastor, youth pastor, executive pastor, or leadership roles within para-church ministries.
  • Continued Education: Prepare for graduate-level work

Bachelor of Arts in Leadership and Ministry Admission Requirements

  • Simple 5-Minute Application
  • Request official copies of your transcripts be mailed to the address below. OR have official electronic copies sent directly from your schools to: OR mailed to:

Kansas Christian College – Professional & Online Studies
7401 Metcalf Ave
Overland Park, KS 66061-1620

  • $50 application fee
  • If you have previously attended college, please provide official copies of your transcripts to the address below. OR, have official electronic copies sent directly from your schools to:

OR mailed to:

Kansas Christian College – Professional & Online Studies
7401 Metcalf Ave
Overland Park, KS 66061-1620

**Only Coursework/Credits with a grade (C) or better may be transferred in.

  • If you are investigating your financial Aid Options and Eligibility, Please complete a FASFA for the coming school year. Kansas Christian Colleges Financial Aid Application Code is: 021689

Leadership and Ministry-Required Courses

Bible and Theology Courses (30)

  • Old Testament Survey (3 credits)
  • New Testament Survey (3 credits)
  • Life of Christ (3 credits)
  • Redemption in 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 Study Methods (3 credits) – Bible Elective
  • Christian Beliefs (3 credits) – Theology Elective

General Studies Courses (30)

  • English Composition I (3 credits)
  • English Composition II (3 credits)
  • Speech (3 credits)
  • General Psychology (3 credits)
  • World Civilizations to 1700 (3 credits) – Humanities Elective
  • Personal and Social Ethics (3 credits) – Humanities Elective
  • Exploring God’s World (3 credits) – Math/Science Elective
  • Principles of Sociology (3 credits) – Behavioral Science Elective
  • Spiritual Formation (3 credits)
  • Technology and Information for College (3 credits)

Professional Studies Courses (30)

  • Principles of the Christian Life (3 credits)
  • Organizational Leadership (3 credits)
  • Working with Teams (3 credits)
  • Marketplace Ministry (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: Leadership and Ministry (3 credits)

General Electives (30)

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