Christian Ministry and Leadership
The bachelor of arts in Christian ministry and leadership is for adults involved in or preparing for ministry as a vocation. Students are challenged to think biblically about Jesus and His Kingdom, develop spirituality in themselves and others, enhance their ministry skills and engage with the world. The curriculum mixes practical and theoretical knowledge through classroom work, research and an integrated internship with a community church or para-church agency.
- Experienced and highly rated university faculty
- Stimulating academic environment
- Cohort groups of 7-20 students provide maximum interaction and support
- Cohorts meet one night per week in an efficient, accelerated 18 month program
- Students from a variety of workplaces and cultural backgrounds
- Internships provide hands-on experience
- Mentoring to help students identify their calling
What can I do with this degree?
- This degree is applicable in any career field but it is especially designed for church and para-church ministries emphasizing leadership, preaching, teaching and general ministry skills, as well as for students interested in graduate school and seminary training.
What are the admission requirements?
- Completed application form and $40 fee (fee waived if you attend an information meeting)
- All application pieces, official transcripts, recommendation form and admissions essay
- Minimum 2.4 GPA
- 60 transferable baccalaureate level units
- Four years post-secondary experience
What courses will I be taking?
- View a list of courses and descriptions.
How much does it cost?
- Tuition is competitively priced and financial aid is available. View details on tuition and fees.
When can I start?
- New cohorts are formed each spring (February) and fall (August).
How do I apply?
- The application process is straightforward. View details on how to apply.
For additional information or for program availability, contact the following Degree Completion Offices:
|Fresno Main Campus||Bakersfield Center||North Fresno Center||Visalia Center|
To view all of the majors offered in the degree completion program, please visit our degree completion program page.