Ministry Leadership

The mission of the Ministry Leadership major is to create a learning community that integrates the pursuit of truth with Godly character to equip students with the knowledge, skill, character, and cultural awareness necessary for ministry leadership in church and faith-based organizations. Students in the Ministry Leadership major will gain a basic understanding of ministry leadership, develop specific skills, competencies, and points of view needed by ministry leadership professionals, grow in expressing oneself orally or in writing in ministry leadership contexts, develop ethical reasoning and/or ethical decision making that informs ministry leadership and individual character, and learn to analyze and critically evaluate ideas, arguments, and points of view.

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Minors

  • Outdoor Leadership and Education
  • Pastoral Ministries
  • Youth Ministry
  • Counseling in Ministry
  • Nonprofit Business Administration (Online)

Program Layout

The Ministry Leadership major is a 126 hour program that includes 69 hours of general education courses (including 30 hours of Bible & Theology), 15 hours of open electives, and 42 hours in Ministry Leadership-specific courses. Classes include Small Group Leadership, Leadership & Management Theory, Organization & Administration of Christian Ministries, and Ministry Organization Finance & Systems.