Youth Ministry

The Youth Ministry major is designed for those who want to engage in the adventure of changing the world by ministering to families and young lives while empowering the next generation of leaders. The Youth Ministry major focuses on making disciples of youth and families in both the Church and faith-based nonprofit organizations in order to interpret and engage culture in a redemptive manner. Theological, academic, and practical engagement will shape kingdom transformation-minded leaders who envision real change personally and professionally by participating in Jesus’ Great Commission to make disciples.

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Minors

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

Program Layout

The Youth 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 Youth Ministries-specific courses. Classes include The Emotionally Healthy Youth Minister, Organization & Administration of Youth Ministry, Youth Culture, and Youth Evangelism & Discipleship.