Pastoral Ministries

The mission of the Pastoral Ministries major is to cultivate learning that integrates the pursuit of truth with Godly character to produce ministry leaders prepared both personally and professionally for service. Pastoral Ministries majors will gain a basic understanding of pastoral ministries, develop specific skills, competencies, and points of view needed by pastors, grow in expressing oneself orally in ministry contexts, and develop ethical reasoning and/or ethical decision making that informs pastoral ministries and individual character.

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Minors

  • Ministry Leadership
  • Youth Ministry
  • Nonprofit Business Administration (Online)
  • Counseling in Ministry

Program Layout

The Pastoral Ministries 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 Pastoral Ministries-specific courses. Classes include Introduction to Preaching, The Emotionally Healthy Minister, Evangelism & Disciple-Making in the Church, and Spiritual Care & Counseling for Adult Ministry.