Bachelor of Arts in Ministry and Vocation

Answer your calling.

The Ministry and Vocation bachelor’s degree gives you a solid theological foundation in the Old and New Testaments, as you gain an understanding of how biblical principles are applied to daily life and ministry.

Answer your calling.

The Ministry and Vocation bachelor’s degree gives you a solid theological foundation in the Old and New Testaments, as you gain an understanding of how biblical principles are applied to daily life and ministry.

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Are you ready for the challenge?

As a biblical studies major, you will choose a concentration that will allow you to develop specialized skills and knowledge as you pursue your calling. Complete the form to learn more.

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Program Structure

Bachelor of Arts in Ministry and Vocation

These are the important details you will need to keep in mind as you prepare your application and degree plan.

Tracks

Worship Ministry
Youth and Family Ministry
Children and Family Ministry
Vocational Missions

Required Hours

University Requirements: 56 credit hours + Major Requirements: 63-64 credit hours (Choice of 4 tracks) + Electives: 8-9 credit hours = Total Required: 128 credit hours*

*Based on track selection

Example Coursework

Introduction to Biblical Interpretation
Preaching
Living the Mission
Story of Spiritual Formation

Department

Bible, Missions and Ministry

Application Deadlines

Early Bird: November 1st
Regular: February 1st
National Candidates: May 1st

Curriculum

Make your own path

We offer four distinct tracks of study within this major; choose the one that best fits your calling.

  • The youth and family ministry concentration prepares students to minister to adolescents and families in church settings.
  • Worship ministry, designed in collaboration with the Department of Music, explores how music can spiritually form a congregation and how it’s been used historically to worship God.
  • The vocational missions concentration is ideal for those looking to support themselves for secular work, while living as part of a missions team.
  • The children and family ministry concentration contains coursework in the education and psychology of children.

After Graduation

Renique Rodriguez kneeling with a child

What can you do after graduation?

  • Missionary
  • Chaplain
  • Minister
  • Counselor
  • Evangelist
  • Peace Corps Volunteer

Renique Rodriguez was the youngest person on her mission team.

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