Certificate of Christian Ministry: Youth Ministry

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The Certificate of Christian Ministry specializing in Youth Ministry is available at the following locations:

About this Program

Students seeking a Christian ministry certification with a youth ministry emphasis, will develop skills for assisting and leading youth ministry within the local church.

This specialization of School of Religion and Philosophy’s degree in ministry is designed to help ministerial and lay leaders develop the skills necessary to relate to youth and their families.

The Christian Ministry program offers courses in Old and New Testament, Christian doctrine, biblical interpretation, preaching and teaching, church administration, church history, Christian leadership, and many others. This specialization supplements a Bachelor of Christian Ministry degree.


The Certificate of Christian Ministry specializing in Youth Ministry requires 18 course hours. A total of three hours must be taken that specialize in youth ministry.

COCM 0123 - Youth Ministry in the Local Church 1 hrs

COCM 0124 - Relating to the Youth of Today 1 hrs

COCM 0125 - Relating to the Families of the Youth of Today 1 hrs


The School of Religion and Philosophy has a highly qualified and experienced faculty.

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  • Mission mobilizer and builder
  • Human relief missionary
  • Christian school minister
  • Urban ministry
  • Church administration
  • Director of outdoor ministries
  • Youth Ministry