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Applied Ministry

Wherever you're called to serve, use your gifts to minister to those in your community.

Associate of Arts in Applied Ministry

Point University offers the Associate of Arts in Applied Ministry in cooperation with church partners committed to educating the next generation of Christian leaders. Students apply classroom knowledge in practical, personal ministry and are given the opportunity to develop leadership skills and tailor them to a particular interest–including music, art, outreach, youth ministry, or sports. The program equips students with foundational preparation for service in church and ministry environments, with an extended ministry practicum under the mentorship of Point instructors and professional staff of partner churches.

Point offers the Associate of Arts in Applied Ministry in fully-online format (excluding the on-ground ministry practicum). Various church partners host the practicum components. Online students engage in asynchronous learning through a course website that facilitates interaction with their instructor and classmates.

Program Highlights


  1. Equip students with foundational competencies for Christian ministry.
  2. Challenge students to pursue and experience spiritual formation.
  3. Help students develop a foundational working knowledge of God’s redemptive activity in history as reflected in the biblical metanarrative.

Curriculum

The associate in applied ministry program’s comprehensive curriculum is designed to help you develop foundational knowledge in applied ministry. Listed below are some of the courses offered to students:

  • Drama of Scripture
  • Jesus: The Focus of Scripture
  • Spiritual Formation: Kingdom Living
  • Professional Ministry Practicum

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Career Opportunities

Point’s associate degree in applied ministry will equip you with the knowledge and tools to launch successful careers across a wide range of industries in roles such as:

  • Full-time ministers
  • Missionaries
  • Chaplains
  • Bible teachers in Christian secondary schools

Point alumni are engaged in ministries throughout the country and the world, as preaching ministers, missionaries, youth ministers, evangelists, prison ministers, chaplains, college professors and administrators, campus ministers, pastoral counselors, Christian camp directors, church administrators, parachurch organization leaders, children’s home workers, church planting ministers, inner-city ministers and educational ministers working with children, youth, singles, adults and families.

  • FAITH BASED

    Your faith will be strengthened with courses taught from a biblical worldview—from business to biblical studies, math to ministry.

  • SUPPORTIVE

    Point provides mentoring programs with faculty, alumni and local business professionals tailored to your personal and professional goals.

  • SMALL CLASS SIZE

    Our 18-to-1 student to professor ratio provides a small class size where you’re not just a student – you’re family.

Bachelor of Science in Applied Ministry

Point University offers the Bachelor of Science in Applied Ministry in cooperation with church partners committed to educating the next generation of Christian leaders. Students apply classroom knowledge in practical, personal ministry and are given the opportunity to develop leadership skills and tailor them to a particular interest–including music, art, outreach, youth ministry, or sports. The program equips students with foundational preparation for service in church and ministry environments, with an extended ministry practicum under the mentorship of Point instructors and professional staff of partner churches.

Point offers the Bachelor of Science in Applied Ministry in fully-online format (excluding the on-ground ministry practicum). Various church partners host the practicum components. Online students engage in asynchronous learning through a course website that facilitates interaction with their instructor and classmates.

Program Highlights


  1. Equip students with foundational competencies for Christian ministry.
  2. Challenge students to pursue and experience spiritual formation.
  3. Help students develop a foundational working knowledge of God’s redemptive activity in history as reflected in the biblical metanarrative.

Curriculum

The bachelor degree in applied ministry program’s comprehensive curriculum is designed to help you develop foundational knowledge in applied ministry. Listed below are some of the courses offered to students:

  • Theological Foundations for the Christian Life
  • Practical Ministries
  • Administration & Leadership in Ministry
  • Introduction to Preaching

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Career Opportunities

Point’s bachelor degree in applied ministry will equip you with the knowledge and tools to launch successful careers across a wide range of industries in roles such as:

  • Full-time ministers
  • Missionaries
  • Chaplains
  • Bible teachers in Christian secondary schools

Point alumni are engaged in ministries throughout the country and the world, as preaching ministers, missionaries, youth ministers, evangelists, prison ministers, chaplains, college professors and administrators, campus ministers, pastoral counselors, Christian camp directors, church administrators, parachurch organization leaders, children’s home workers, church planting ministers, inner-city ministers and educational ministers working with children, youth, singles, adults and families.

Further Your Education

Point University, in partnership with Christ’s Church of the Valley in metro-Phoenix, Arizona offers students with a bachelor degree an opportunity to enroll in a Master of Strategic Ministry program which requires spending ten months in residency at CCV and completing required academic work as a part of the residency. The Master of Strategic Ministry program equips Christian graduate students with theological foundations and advanced skills in strategic leadership, missional ministry, and effective management of people and resources to extend the Kingship of God among all nations.

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Master of Strategic Ministry

  • FAITH BASED

    Your faith will be strengthened with courses taught from a biblical worldview—from business to biblical studies, math to ministry.

  • SUPPORTIVE

    Point provides mentoring programs with faculty, alumni and local business professionals tailored to your personal and professional goals.

  • SMALL CLASS SIZE

    Our 18-to-1 student to professor ratio provides a small class size where you’re not just a student – you’re family.

Contact Information

admissions@point.edu
706.385.1000
855.37.POINT
Office Hours: 8am–5pm

Mailing Address

Point University
Attn: Enrollment
507 West 10th Street
West Point, GA 31833

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