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Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Christian Ministry

On-Campus Degree Overview

Online Degree Available

Do you have a heart to become a minister or to serve another area of ministry? Regent University’s Christian Ministry degree program will give you a strong foundation in biblical and theological studies along with the skillset needed to lead in ministry. You’ll study teachings in the Bible, ministry communication, church history and Christian discipleship. Through spiritual formation and practical skill development, you’ll grow to become a mature Christian leader who is well-trained, well-grounded and well-equipped for a career in ministry. Pursue your bachelor of arts in Christian Ministry on campus in Virginia or online. Both programs feature the same rigorous academics and supportive faculty committed to helping you grow in knowledge, faith and leadership.

Career Opportunities

  • Church Administration (associate pastor, worship leader, small group leader, etc.)
  • Children’s or Youth Ministry leader
  • Religious Educator
  • Parachurch Ministry leader
  • Missions Ministry leader
  • Human Services professional

Program at a Glance

Curriculum: View course descriptions.
Length: 120 credit hours (includes 49 general education, 42 Christian ministry, 29 electives)
Format: This degree is offered entirely online or on campus.
Results: Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry
Important Links: Apply Now | Tuition & Financial Aid | Department & Faculty
Contact: Dr. Corné Bekker, Professor, Department Chair, Biblical Studies and Christian Ministry; phone: 757.352.4193; email:

Program Outcomes

  • Study the Old and New Testament alongside historical context and cultural background.
  • Examine the ministry and teachings of Jesus Christ through the gospels.
  • Examine the ideas, leaders and movements that shaped the western Church.
  • Develop marketable skills used in ministry such as coaching, mentoring and communication.
  • Gain practical strategies for evangelism, youth ministry, missions and how to respond to common objections to the Christian faith.

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