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Christian Ministries B.S. (on campus)

Christian Ministries B.S. (on campus)

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE – ON CAMPUS

Grow in Ministry Leadership

Learn to serve well, and be equipped to pursue godly leadership opportunities. You will develop a strong foundation from which to further your love for God and others, live out the gospel in your community and learn discernment for daily life.

Be mentored by caring professors
Find your fit in our community
Get involved and make a difference

PREPARATION FOR LIFE

Career Potential

Christian Ministries Program

You will be prepared to:

  • Small Group Leader
  • Youth Leader
  • Assistant Pastor
  • Ministry Leader
  • Complete your Master of Divinity to pursue senior pastorate
Christian Ministries Program

“I definitely value the education, but for me it’s that relational aspect that CSU has. I know if I had a problem in ministry or my personal life I could call any of the professors that I’ve had and would be able to talk through things with them.”

Daniel

Christian Ministries Major
Seminole, FL

SKILL DEVELOPMENT

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. Counseling Ministries Degree.

Christian Ministries Program
Better serve your local church and community

Get the practical training you need to lead others effectively and confidently. You will study God’s Word as it relates to ministry leadership and practical ministry skills.

Biblical and theological studies

You will gain a solid foundation in biblical truths and theology to equip you for a godly ministry, career and life. 

Foundation for the future

Take advantage of over 50 credits of electives to help you successfully pursue specific skills that will fit your goals!

YOUR COURSES

What You Will Study

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 three credits unless noted. Course descriptions can be found in the catalog.

First Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
  • CSU First Year Experience [CSU101] – 0 credits
  • Principles of Bible Study [BI100]
  • Bible Survey [BI111]
  • Academic and Researched Writing [EN121]
  • Living Well [HP101] – 1 credit
  • Speech Communication [SP100]
  • History Core Elective
  • Writing Across the Disciplines [EN122]
  • General Psychology [PS100]
  • Building a Biblical Lifestyle [TH120]
  • Arts & Sciences Elective
  • Biblical Studies Elective

This is an example of what your course schedule may look like; your actual schedule will be determined when you register.

Second Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
  • The Personal Life of the Ministry Leader [EM311]
  • World Religions [EV220]
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • Math or Science Elective
  • MInistry Leadership Elective
  • Worldviews: Humanities and Science [PH206]
  • Dynamics of Discipleship [PS310]
  • Theology Survey [TH211]
  • Arts & Sciences Elective
  • Biblical Studies Elective

This is an example of what your course schedule may look like; your actual schedule will be determined when you register.

Third Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
  • Foundations of Ministry Leadership [EM413]
  • Arts & Sciences Elective
  • Humanities Elective
  • Ministry Leadership Elective
  • Free Elective
  • Theological Distinctives [TH308]
  • Biblical Studies Elective
  • Ministry Leadership Elective
  • Humanities Elective
  • Free Elective

This is an example of what your course schedule may look like; your actual schedule will be determined when you register.

Fourth Year
Fall Semester
Spring Semester
  • Effective Bible Teaching [EM303] OR Expository Preaching [PA412]
  • Arts & Sciences Elective
  • Humanities Elective
  • Ministry Leadership Elective
  • Free Elective
  • The Family Life of the Ministry Leader [EM412]
  • Senior Seminar [TH480]
  • Arts & Sciences Elective
  • Ministry Leadership Elective
  • Free Elective

This is an example of what your course schedule may look like; your actual schedule will be determined when you register.

Program Highlights
  • Tailor your education to suit your interests through 60+ credits of elective studies.
  • Easily transfer many previous collegiate studies.
  • Learn from experienced professors invested in your growth and future success.
Pursue your passion for ministry!

Prepare yourself for a future of godly leadership to make a difference in your church and community.

BEST CHOICE

CSU is Affordable

We believe every student should have the opportunity to choose a biblical higher education—regardless of their financial circumstance. That’s why we’re committed to keeping costs for students as low as possible.

UNDERGRADUATE

Average Cost

Before federal and state grants

*Anticipated typical cost for first-time, full-time, residential undergraduate CSU students for 2024-25. This cost includes tuition, housing, meals, general fee and CSU scholarships. Your total cost can be even lower if you qualify for more aid, including federal and state grants which do not have to be paid back.

Information provided by the National Center for Education Statistics.

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.

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See how you fit in here at CSU, where you'll learn through a biblical worldview, become part of an encouraging community and prepare to serve Christ through your life and career.

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