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Ministry

Point University’s Christian ministries degree provides working adults with an increased understanding of Scripture and enhanced skills for various church leadership roles, as well as preparation for a graduate seminary program. Students enter this program of study in order to develop their spiritual gifts, strengthen their faith, and enhance their knowledge of Christian principles.

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Associate of Arts in Christian Ministries

Point University’s associate degree in Christian ministries 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 degree in Christian ministries.

The Associate of Arts in Christian Ministries equips students with a strong foundation in liberal arts, along with foundational competencies for Christian ministry.

Program Goals

The A.A. in Christian ministries builds on the mission and goals of Point University in order to attain Point’s general education competencies and accomplish the following program goals and student learning objectives:

Equip students with foundational competencies for Christian ministry.
Equip students with a foundation in biblical theology and worldview issues.
Equip students to apply basic content, principles, and methodologies of the primary areas of knowledge, including the Humanities, Fine Arts, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Mathematics.
Equip students with essential habits and skills for lifelong learning and success.

Courses Offered

Listed below are some of the courses offered through our Associate of Arts in Christian Ministries:
●      Effective Thinking
●      Theological Foundations for the Christian Life
●      Practical Ministries
●      Administration & Leadership in Ministry

Career Paths

Earning an Associate of Arts 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

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Bachelor of Science in Christian Ministries

The Bachelor of Science in Christian Ministries degree provides students 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.

The Christian ministry degree program is designed to prepare leaders for effective service in local churches, missions agencies, social service organizations, and other ministry settings. Students enter this program of study in order to develop their spiritual gifts, strengthen their faith, and enhance their knowledge of Christian principles.

Program Goals

This major builds on the mission and goals of Point University and the General Education Core in order to attain Point’s general education competencies and accomplish the following program goals and student learning objectives:

Equip students for effective use of the Christian Scriptures in ministry.
Equip students with foundational competencies for Christian ministry.

Courses Offered

Listed below are some of the courses offered through our Bachelor of Science in Christian Ministries:

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


Potential Career Paths

Listed below are some of the potential career paths for graduates with a Christian ministry degree:

  • Youth Pastor
  • Assistant Pastor
  • Ministry Outreach
  • Church Administrator
  • Worship Leader

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Online Learning

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

At Point University you’ll develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, all while learning to be an effective leader. Learning more about our online programs is easy, simply fill out the form above to request free information. Discover your place in the Point family today!