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CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES

You’ve been called to impact the world for Christ. At Point University, our ministry program is designed to help you develop your spiritual gifts, strengthen your faith, and enhance your knowledge of Christian principles – all with a vision for global impact.

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ASSOCIATE OF ARTS (AA)BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (BS)

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS IN CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES

Jesus encouraged His followers to be “the salt of the earth” and “the light of the world” (Matthew 5:13-15).

Today, being salt and light is manifested in Christian ministry. At Point University, our Christian ministry program is designed to help you develop your spiritual gifts, strengthen your faith, and enhance your knowledge of Christian principles.

Our online Associate of Arts in Christian Ministries degree equips students with a broad grounding in the liberal arts, along with foundational preparation for effective service in church and ministry settings. Graduates may continue their studies to earn the Bachelor of Science in Christian Ministries degree.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

1. Assess and utilize people’s individual strengths to form teams to accomplish the goals of a ministry.

2. Demonstrate a basic understanding of a Christian worldview and the role of believers in the Body of Christ.

3. Establish an understanding of the requirements of leading or serving in a ministry environment.

Curriculum
The online associate in Christian ministries program’s comprehensive curriculum is designed to equip students with a broad grounding in the Liberal Arts, along with foundational preparation for effective service in church and ministry settings. Listed below are some of the courses:

  • Effective Thinking
  • Theological Foundations for the Christian Life
  • Practical Ministries
  • Administration & Leadership in Ministry

 

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Program Length

As a completely asynchronous program, the online associate degree in Christian ministries at Point University allows students to work at their own pace. While there are deadlines associated with the online Christian ministries program, there are no required meeting times, so students are able to complete their work at their convenience. For this reason, the program length differs depending on how many credits students choose to take in a semester. On average, students complete the 60 credits required for the online associate in Christian ministries degree in two years.

Program Cost
All students enrolled in the associate degree in Christian ministries online program at Point University pay the same tuition rate, regardless of the state the student resides in. Already one of the most affordable choices among private colleges, Point University offers online students almost 40% off regular on-campus tuition.

Rate: $395 per credit hour

To view a complete breakdown of tuition and fees, visit our Tuition & Fees: Online Students page.

Career Opportunities
Point’s online associate degree in Christian ministries can open numerous doors for you after graduation with careers such as:

 

  • Church Staff
  • Ministry Leader
  • Missionary for Christian Education
  • Youth Pastor
  • Assistant Pastor

ONLINE LEARNING

Point University offers the Christian ministries program in a fully-online format. Online students engage in asynchronous learning through a course website that facilitates interaction with their instructor and classmates.

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FLEXIBLE

This degree is 100% online. Take classes anytime – from anywhere in the world.

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TRANSFER FRIENDLY

Up to 30 credit hours can be transferred into this program from an accredited institution, shortening your degree time by half.

FAITH BASED

Your faith will be strengthened with courses taught from a biblical worldview.

QUALITY EDUCATION

As an online student, you’ll receive the same quality education – from the same respected professors – as our on-campus students.

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SUPPORT

Our mentorship program for online students promotes development that’s tailored to fit 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.

At Point University, you’ll develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, all while learning to be an effective leader. Get started today to discover your place in the Point family!

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES

Our online Bachelor of Science in Christian Ministries degree is designed to equip you with a broad grounding in the liberal arts, along with the skills needed to lead in professional Christian ministry. This program is built around biblical and theological studies while focusing on practical ministry skills and professional development, so you’ll be prepared for effective service in local churches, missions, social service organizations, and other ministry settings

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

1. Demonstrate awareness of the basic matters of critical introduction and historical background necessary to a proper understanding of the Old and New Testaments.

2. Establish an understanding of the requirements of leading or serving in a ministry environment.

3. Apply the central theological themes of the Old and New Testaments to current issues for teaching and preaching.

Curriculum
The online bachelor in Christian ministries program’s broad curriculum provides a foundation in Liberal Arts, along with the skills needed to lead in professional Christian ministry. Listed below are some of the courses offered to students:

  • Introduction to Preaching
  • Administration and Leadership in Ministry
  • Church Growth and Evangelism
  • Accounting and Finance for the Church
  • Advanced Hermeneutics

 

View Complete List of Courses

Program Length

As a completely asynchronous program, the online bachelor’s degree in Christian Ministries at Point University allows students to work at their own pace. While there are deadlines associated with the online Christian ministry program, there are no required meeting times, so students are able to complete their work at their convenience. For this reason, the program length differs depending on how many credits students choose to take in a semester. On average, students complete the 120 credits required for the online bachelor’s in Christian ministries degree in four years.

Program Cost
All students enrolled in the bachelor’s degree in Christian ministries online program at Point University pay the same tuition rate, regardless of the state the student resides in. Already one of the most affordable choices among private colleges, Point University offers online students almost 40% off regular on-campus tuition.

Rate: $395 per credit hour

To view a complete breakdown of tuition and fees, visit our Tuition & Fees: Online Students page.

Career Opportunities
Point’s online bachelor’s degree in Christian ministries will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to effectively lead and serve in church and ministry environments in roles such as:

 

  • Church Administrator
  • Ministry Leader
  • Non-profit Leader
  • Youth Pastor
  • Assistant Pastor

ONLINE LEARNING

Point University offers the Christian ministries program in a fully-online format. Online students engage in asynchronous learning through a course website that facilitates interaction with their instructor and classmates.

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FLEXIBLE

This degree is 100% online. Take classes anytime – from anywhere in the world.

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TRANSFER FRIENDLY

Up to 80 credit hours can be transferred into this program from an accredited institution, shortening your degree time by half or more.

FAITH BASED

Your faith will be strengthened with courses taught from a biblical worldview.

QUALITY EDUCATION

As an online student, you’ll receive the same quality education – from the same respected professors – as our on-campus students.

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SUPPORT

Our mentorship program for online students promotes development that’s tailored to fit 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.

At Point University, you’ll develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, all while learning to be an effective leader. Get started today to discover your place in the Point family!

My experience at Point University was outstanding! I have grown so much in my knowledge, faith, and discipline. Can’t wait to start on my master’s!”

– Carlos Fernandez, Bachelor of Science in Christian Ministries