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Bachelor of Science – Online

Prepare for a Life of Ministry

Dive into the Word! You will be taught by knowledgeable mentors who care about your spiritual development as well as your academic learning. You will develop a foundation of biblical truth to guide you in the rest of your studies, career, ministry and life.

Life after CSU

Career Potential 

Deepen your knowledge of the faith to prepare you for future paths such as:

  • Youth Leader
  • Assistant Pastor
  • Serving in your church or community
  • Go on to complete your Master of Divinity, and start a pathway to a Doctor of Ministry or Doctor of Philosophy degree.

Julie Everhart

BS Counseling, MS Counseling
Newfield, NY

My biggest benefit to getting my degree through CSU is the biblical foundation together with the knowledge and tools I needed to be effective in a secular workplace.

About Your Program

What Will You Learn?

In all of the programs at CSU, you’ll be interacting with small class sizes and professors who really care and desire to mentor you. You’ll not only receive quality academics to prepare you for your career, but discipleship to prepare you for life.

Study God’s Word in-depth

Learn to investigate the Bible through the original biblical languages of Greek and Hebrew, in dual-enrolled classes with Baptist Bible Seminary master’s programs.

Flexibility to pursue your interests

Take advantage of over 50 credits of elective studies to gain specific skills that suit your goals. This program has a high college credit transferability to help you pick up where you left off in your studies.

Better serve your local church and community

Immerse yourself in ministry preparation. You will be equipped to share Scripture accurately and effectively in a variety of settings.

Your Courses

Each of your courses will be taught from a biblical worldview, and you’ll learn with an intimate group of peers led by professors who care about your success.

All courses are 3 credits unless noted.
Course Descriptions can be found in the catalog.

Bible and Theology
  • Principles of Bible Study [BI100]
  • Bible Survey [BI111]
  • World Religions [EV220]
  • Elements of Greek I [NT502]
  • Elements of Greek II [NT503]
  • Building a Biblical Lifestyle [TH120]
  • Theology Survey [TH211]
  • Theological Distinctives [TH308]
  • Senior Seminar [TH480]
  • Biblical Studies Electives – 9 credits

This is an example of what your course list may look like. You and your advisor will choose your courses within your program to meet your goals.

Arts & Sciences
  • Academic and Researched Writing [EN121]
  • Writing Across the Disciplines [EN122]
  • Living Well [HP101] – 1 credit
  • Worldviews: Humanities and Science [PH206]
  • General Psychology [PS100]
  • Arts & Science Elective – 18 credits
  • History Core Elective
  • Humanities Elective
  • Math or Science Elective

This is an example of what your course list may look like. You and your advisor will choose your courses within your program to meet your goals.

  • Ministry Communication Elective – 6 credits (choose 2 courses)
    • Effective Bible Teaching [EM303]
    • Outreach/Evangelism [MM303]
    • Expository Preaching [PA412]
  • Biblical Studies Electives – 18 credits
  • Free Electives – 21 credits

This is an example of what your course list may look like. You and your advisor will choose your courses within your program to meet your goals.

Online Program
Start Dates

August 15, 2022
October 17, 2022
January 9, 2023
March 6, 2023



Program Highlights 

  • Earn your degree completely online!
  • You will earn 12 credits dual-enrolled with Baptist Bible Seminary master’s programs.
  • If you are interested in future seminary studies, you may qualify to take up to 18 additional credits of dual-enrolled courses from the Master of Divinity program at Baptist Bible Seminary.

Build a biblical foundation.

Study theology and God’s Word in-depth to prepare you for ministry in every area of life!


Next Online Session

Take your career and ministry to the next level with one of CSU's online degrees.

Choose from fully online associate, bachelor's and master's degrees that will help you advance your career and service for Christ.

Start Aug 15

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Why CSU?

You want to
choose a college:

Where you can get prepared for your future.
Where you will grow in your relationship with Christ.
Where you truly find your fit.

Students constantly say the top reason they love CSU so much is: Community. When you’re part of the CSU community, you attend class with professors who are mentors; you do life right alongside others who want to serve their Savior, and you are welcomed into lifelong friendships that last well beyond graduation.

Take the next step

Reaching your goals for your life, career and ministry starts with taking the next step. Learn how your online studies can become a reality—all with a biblical worldview.

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We don't leave our online students hanging. Our staff is with you every step of the way, and you can view our Online Resource Hub to access things like Library Resources and the Online Writing Center that's available for our online students.

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