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Bachelor of Science in Leadership & Ministry

Pursue your calling to lead in a church or para-church ministry.

Description:

The Leadership and Ministry degree is for adults involved in or preparing for ministry as a vocation. Students are challenged to think Biblically about all aspects of life, develop spirituality in themselves and others, enhance their ministry skills and engage with the world. The curriculum mixes practical and theoretical knowledge through classroom work, research and classroom work, research, and real world experience.

Career Opportunities:

This degree is applicable in any career field, but it does have special relevance to church and para-church ministries emphasizing leadership, preaching, teaching and general ministry skills, as well as for students interested in graduate school and seminary training.

CORE CLASSES

Semester 1

GEN 322

Research and Concept Development Skills

3

THE 352

Biblical Theology of Leadership

3

LEA 374

Working with Teams

3

BIB 342

Life of Christ

3

 

Semester 2

LEA 372

Organizational Leadership

3

MIN 362

Marketplace Ministry

3

BIB 344

Redemption in the Old Testament

3

HUM 332

Personal and Social Ethics

3

 

Semester 3

BIB 442

Letters of Paul

3

THE 452

Studies in Dispensationalism

3

MIN 462

Teaching and Preaching

3

THE 454

Knowing God

3

 

Semester 4

LEA 472

The Mobilization of Volunteers

3

MIN 464

Pastoral Care

3

MIN 466

Biblical Counseling

3

LEA 478

Ministry Leadership – Capstone

3

 

Total Credits

48

 

CONCENTRATIONS

Business

BUS 430 Management of Marketing 3
BUS 465 Finance & Budgeting for Managers 3
BUS 470 Personnel Development 3
BUS 480 International Issues in Business 3
     
Total Credits   12

 

Human Services

SOC 356 Marriage & Family 3
PSY 310 Abnormal Psychology 3
PSY 349 Theories & Foundations in Counseling 3
PSY 456 Survival Psychology 3
     
Total Credits   12

 

Criminal Justice

PSY 325 Social Psychology 3
CJS 330 Law Enforcement & Corrections 3
CJS 350 Criminology & Social Deviance 3
CJS 370 Juvenile Law & Delinquency 3
     
Total Credits   12

 

Length

24 months (To complete core 48 credits and chosen 12 concentration credits)

Note: 120 total credits are required to complete the Bachelor’s degree program.

Each individual student’s length of program may vary depending on transfer credits accepted. An official education plan will be completed upon receiving official transcripts from prior colleges.

Credits

  • 48 credits (Core Credits)
  • 12 concentration credits

 

Admission Requirements:

  • Admissions Application Free to Apply
  • Official Transcripts from all prior colleges where the student wishes to transfer college credits.
  • Ministry Reference (name and number listed on application)