B.A. in Christian Ministry – Pastoral Care

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Step Into Your Ministry

You've got a heart for Christ and a desire to serve others. Regent's Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry – Pastoral Care will prepare you for ministry as you grow in knowledge, faith and leadership. Through this degree, you'll build a strong foundation in biblical and theological studies as you prepare to serve in a pastoral role. You'll also learn how to support people emotionally and spiritually, through difficult times and victories too. Now is the time to develop the skillset needed to become well-trained, well-grounded and well-equipped for your unique calling.

Grow Your Knowledge

Study the Old and New Testament alongside historical context and cultural background.

Train to Shepherd

Become an effective caretaker of God's flock while also reaching out to those who are lost.

Learn from the Best

Be mentored by faculty in Virginia Beach who hold the highest degrees in their field.

Presented from a Christian worldview, this on-campus and online ministry degree is supported by award-winning faculty in Virginia Beach.

Online & On Campus

8-Week Course Sessions

120+ Credit Hours


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TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 120+

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Take Your Career to the Next Level

Upon completion of the B.A. in Christian Ministry, you will be able to:

  • Utilize marketable skills such as coaching, mentoring and communication in your ministry.
  • Employ practical strategies for evangelism and missions.
  • Respond confidently to common objections to the Christian faith.

Career Opportunities

  • Pastor/Associate Pastor
  • Children's & Youth Pastor
  • Worship Leader
  • Church Administrator
  • Missionary

94% of pastoral ministry graduates believe their job makes the world a better place. The Most & Least Meaningful Jobs, PayScale, 2018.

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Admission requirements vary based on the stage you're at in life. Select a link below to learn how to apply.

2018-19 Tuition Rates

Program Type Tuition

On-Campus Student

  • 12-18 credit hours per semester
  • Under 12 credit hours
  • Over 18 credit hours

 

  • $8,490 (block rate)
  • $595/credit hour
  • $566/credit hour

Online Student (enrolled in 8-week classes)

  • Full-time (12* credit hours)
  • Part-time (6* credit hours)
*Average number of credits per semester.

 

  • $395/credit hour
  • $425/credit hour

RN to B.S. in Nursing Tuition

  • $295/credit hour

2019-20 Tuition Rates

Program Type Tuition

On-Campus Student

  • 12-18 credit hours per semester
  • Under 12 credit hours
  • Over 18 credit hours

 

  • $8,610 (block rate)
  • $605/credit hour
  • $574/credit hour

Online Student (enrolled in 8-week classes)

  • Full-time (12* credit hours)
  • Part-time (6* credit hours)
*Average number of credits per semester.

 

  • $395/credit hour
  • $450/credit hour

RN to B.S. in Nursing Tuition

  • $295/credit hour

 

Student Fees

Fee

Amount

Description

Application Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

 

$50

One-time fee, nonrefundable

Enrollment Deposit (On-Campus Students)

Enrollment Deposit (Evening/Online Students)

$150


$50

Fee is deducted from tuition costs

Graduation Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

$60

One-time fee upon submission of graduation application

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)

University Services Fee (Online Students)

$700/semester

$550/semester

Contributes to university academic and administrative operations

 

Optional Fees

 

Late Payment

$100/Session

Incurred per session in the event of late tuition payment

Course Fees

Varies,
$70-200 per course

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B.A. in Christian Ministry – Pastoral Care