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.

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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.
Renique Rodriguez playing with a little girl in Honduras

She was the youngest person on her mission team.

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What can you do after graduation?

  • Missionary
  • Chaplain
  • Minister
  • Counselor
  • Evangelist
  • Peace Corps Volunteer
  • Charity Officer
  • Church Planter
  • Church Camp Director
  • Bible Teacher

Degree Details

Bachelor of Arts in Ministry and Vocation


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


Living the Mission

Story of Spiritual Formation


Bible, Missions and Ministry

Application Deadlines

Early Bird: November 1st

Regular: February 1st

National Candidates: May 1st

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