A Christian ministry degree, online and on-campus in Virginia Beach, is offered by Regent University.

B.A. in Christian Ministry

College of Arts & Sciences

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Pursue Your Calling Through Regent's Christian Ministry Degree Program

You've got a heart for Christ and a desire to serve others. Regent's Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry will prepare you for ministry as you grow in knowledge, faith and leadership. Through this ministry degree, you'll build a strong foundation in biblical and theological studies and 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.

BUILD YOUR FAITH

Examine the ministry of Christ through the gospels and gain strategies for sharing your faith.

LEARN FROM THE BEST

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

ALIGN YOURSELF WITH EXCELLENCE

Regent has been ranked among Top National Universities by the U.S. News & World Report for two consecutive years (2019 and 2020). Our programs have also ranked as the #1 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in Virginia for 8 years in a row. Experience the Regent difference through our Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry degree program.

On Campus | Online Ministry Degree

8-Week Course Sessions

120+ Credit Hours

Online | On Campus

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TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 120+

APPROVED DEGREE PLAN: Click to download PDF

Take Your Career to the Next Level

On completing the Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry degree program, online or at our beautiful campus in Virginia Beach, 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:

  • Children's & Youth Ministry
  • Church Administration (Associate Pastor, Worship Leader, Bible Study Leader, etc.)
  • Human Services
  • Missions Work
  • Parachurch Ministry
  • Religious Education

$55,190

Mean Annual Wage for Clergy

- Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2019

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Admission requirements for the B.A. in Christian Ministry degree program vary based on the stage you're at in life. Select a link below to learn how to apply.

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

Some courses in theater, animation, cinema television or science labs carry an additional fee

2020-21 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)
  • $574/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)

$750/semester

$600/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

Some courses in theater, animation, cinema television or science labs carry an additional fee

Show the list of all course fees.

Learn more about scholarships and financial aid.