Religion: Youth Ministry Specialization, B.A

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The Bachelor of Arts in Religion: Youth Ministry Specialization is offered at the following locations:

About this Program

Students studying for a religion degree with a youth ministry specialization will develop skills for assisting and leading youth ministry within the local church.

The religion degree program in youth ministry is designed to help ministerial leaders develop a strong biblical and theological foundation, embracing a Christ-centered worldview. The youth ministry specialization includes added emphasis on relating to youth and their families within a cultural context.

The religion degree requires 39 credit hours of study in a student’s major field and 12 hours in the youth ministry specialization. Students will take courses such as: Youth Ministry in the Church, The Youth Minister, Christian Leadership, and many others.


A Bachelor of Arts in Religion: Youth Ministry Specialization requires 124 course hours. A total of 42 hours must be from upper-level courses.

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The School of Christian Studies has a highly qualified and experienced faculty.

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  • College pastor
  • Church planter
  • Discipleship pastor
  • Mission’s pastor
  • Campus minister
  • Church staff
  • Youth pastor
  • Small group pastor