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Bachelor of Ministry

60 Credit Hours
2 Years (Average)

Prerequisites: Associate Degree or Equivalent

The Bachelor of Ministry (B.Min.) degree program is designed to prepare men and women to serve in Christian Ministry. It includes systematic study, wide reading and practical ministry education. The Bachelor of Ministry degree is a vocational, pre-professional degree, designed to transition the student into graduate-level theological education.  The student must complete the five core courses and select a ministry specialization for the remainder of their courses. As a vocational, pre-professional degree, the program does not require a minimum number of General Education credits, differentiating it from the Bachelor of Arts degree.

Courses You’ll Complete to Earn Your Degree

  • BOT111 Old Testament Survey I
  • BOT122 Old Testament Survey II
  • BNT100 New Testament Survey
  • BTH106 Bible Doctrines
  • BPA475 Understanding Prayer
  • BTH121 Systematic Theology I
  • BTH221 Systematic Theology II
  • BTH460 Biblical Hermeneutics
  • BPA370 Homiletics
  • BPA240 Preparation for Ministry I
  • BPA250 Preparation for Ministry II
  • ADM311 Leadership in Ministry I
  • ADM422 Leadership in Ministry II
  • BPA460 Ethics and Excellence
  • GCCS629 Counseling, Psychology and the Christian
  • BPA333 Nature of Faith
  • BPA230 Living Epistles
  • MIS340 Comparative Religions
  • BTH331 The Anointing
  • MIS232 Biblical Foundations for World Missions

Each student will be assigned an academic advisor to help him or her throughout this program. (Courses are subject to change at the suggestion of your academic advisor)

A student may substitute up to 5 courses providing that all prerequisites are met. A clear relationship must exist between the selected courses. Students may choose courses from the student catalog.  All course substitutions must be approved by the student's academic advisor.

A total of 60 semester hours are required, with a minimum of thirty semester hours from CBIS. A 2.5 GPA is required on a scale of 4.0. Each course is worth 3 semester hours.

*The completion of CED151 English Grammar and CED251 English I is a requirement for all undergraduate degree programs.*

Class Type

100% online/correspondence, 4-week courses

Start Date

Rolling Admissions

Transfer Credits

Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total


Accrediting Commission for Biblical Higher Education