Online Bachelor's Degrees

Open Doors with an Undergraduate Degree from CSU

CSU’s online undergraduate degrees are ideal for adult learners like you who want to start a new career or advance within their current one. This allows you reach for new ministry and career opportunities while you keep up with the home and job responsibilities you already have.

Choose from one of four associate degree concentrations or one of seven bachelor’s degree majors to help you reach your goals.

With an undergraduate degree from CSU, you can transition into new employment opportunities, advance your career and be more equipped for effective ministry.

Reach Higher with a Bachelor’s Degree

Build a biblical foundation for counseling and further studies with an emphasis on dealing with addictions.

Major Courses

Building on the CSU core courses listed below, you will engage in counseling and psychology courses that are founded upon, focused on and filtered through the lens of Scripture.

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Counseling
  • Dynamics of Discipleship
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Understanding and Treating Addictions
  • Substance Addictions
  • Behavioral Addictions
  • Adult Development
  • Ethics and Professionalism
  • Marriage and Family Dynamics
  • Crisis Counseling

Get a Step Ahead

If you are interested in the serious pursuit of graduate studies and state licensure, you may qualify to take up to 18 credits of dual-enrolled courses through the Master of Science in Counseling program with a specialization in Addictions.

Pursue your Passion

With 57 credits of elective studies, you can successfully pursue specific skills that will benefit you in the next phase in your ministry, career and life.

You will be Prepared to

  • Better serve your community
  • Serve as a lay counselor with your local church
  • Enter careers in addictions counseling
  • Advance in job responsibilities and certifications within addictions counseling
  • Complete the Master of Science in Counseling program and pursue state licensure

Program Highlights

  • Biblical approach to the field of psychology and counseling
  • Strong emphasis on dealing with addictions
  • Up to 18 credits dual enrolled with Master of Science in Counseling program
  • Course flexibility to pursue your interests
  • High transferability of previous collegiate studies
  • Degree is offered completely online

Immerse yourself in ministry preparation as you study the original biblical languages of Greek and Hebrew. 

 Major Courses

You will engage in serious study of God’s Word. 

Courses include:

  • Elements of Greek 1
  • Elements of Greek 2
  • Elements of Hebrew 1
  • Elements of Hebrew 2
  • 6 credits of Undegraduate Ministry Communication Electives
  • 12 credits of Undergraduate Biblical Studies Electives

Get a Step Ahead

You will earn 12 credits dual-enrolled with Baptist Bible Seminary master’s programs as you study original biblical languages of Greek and Hebrew. If you are interested in future seminary studies, you may qualify to take up to an additional 18 credits of dual-enrolled courses from the Master of Divinity program at Baptist Bible Seminary.

Pursue your Passion

You can take advantage of 57 credits of elective studies to help you successfully pursue specific skills that will benefit you in the next phase in your ministry, career and life.

You will be Prepared to

  • Better serve your local church and community
  • Serve as a youth pastor
  • Serve as an assistant pastor
  • Complete your Master of Divinity to pursue senior pastorate
  • Pathway to Doctor of Ministry or Doctor of Philosophy studies

Program Highlights

  • Study of the biblical languages
  • Up to 30 credits dual enrolled with BBS Master of Divinity program
  • Flexibility to pursue your interests
  • High transferability of previous collegiate studies.
  • Degree is offered completely online

You’ll be exposed to the entire spectrum of business practices, preparing you to enter the professional business world and to manage complex situations while maintaining an ethical and biblical perspective.

Major Courses

You will engage in a series of business courses covering everything from economics and accounting to marketing and personal finance. You’ll benefit from hands-on experience in a business internship, allowing you to apply classroom concepts to real world situations.

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Business
  • Economics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Financial Accounting
  • Management and Organization
  • Marketing
  • Business Law and Ethics
  • Business Internship or Business Strategy Capstone

Pursue your Passion

You can take advantage of 57 credits of elective studies to help you successfully pursue specific skills that will benefit you in the next phase in your ministry, career and life.

You will be Prepared to

  • Better serve your community
  • Lead in organizational administration
  • Build on a biblical and ethical foundation for work in the marketplace
  • Earn an MBA

Program Highlights

  • Biblical approach to the field of business
  • Hands-on experience and practical knowledge of business fundamentals
  • Course flexibility to pursue your interests
  • High transferability of previous collegiate studies
  • Earn your degree completely online

The Christian Ministries major will help you pursue godly leadership opportunities.

Major Courses

You will engage in serious study of God’s Word as it relates to ministry leadership and practical ministry skills.

Courses include:

  • Dynamics of Discipleship
  • Personal Life of the Ministry Leader
  • Family Life of the Ministry Leader
  • Foundations of Ministry Leadership
  • 18 Credits of Ministry Leadership Electives

Pursue your Passion

On top of 18 credits of ministry leadership electives, you can take advantage of 57 credits of elective studies to help you successfully pursue specific skills that will benefit you in the next phase in your ministry, career and life. 

You will be Prepared to

  • Better serve your local church and community
  • Serve as a youth pastor
  • Serve as an assistant pastor
  • Complete your Master of Divinity to pursue senior pastorate
  • Pursue your Doctor of Ministry or Doctor of Philosophy 

Program Highlights

  • Strong focus on ministry leadership
  • Course flexibility to pursue your interests
  • High transferability of previous collegiate studies.
  • Degree is offered completely online

Build a biblical foundation in counseling and prepare for studies at the graduate level. 

Major Courses

You will engage in counseling and psychology courses founded, focused and filtered through the lens of Scripture.

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Counseling
  • Dynamics of Discipleship
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Women Counseling Women or Pastoral Counseling
  • Ethics & Professionalism
  • Historical and Contemporary Issues in Counseling
  • Marriage and Family Dynamics
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Six credits of undergraduate counseling electives

If you are interested in the serious pursuit of graduate studies and state licensure, you may qualify to take up to 18 credits of dual-enrolled courses through the Master of Science in Counseling program.

Pursue your Passion

You can take advantage of 57 credits of elective studies to help you successfully pursue specific skills that will benefit you in the next phase in your ministry, career and life.

You will be Prepared to

  • Better serve your community
  • Serve in a wide array of counseling applications in faith-based organizations
  • Complete Master of Science in Counseling program and pursue state licensure

Program Highlights

  • Biblical approach to the field of psychology and counseling
  • Up to 18 credits dual enrolled with CSU’s Master of Science in Counseling program
  • Course flexibility to pursue your interests
  • High transferability of previous collegiate studies
  • Degree is offered completely online

You’ll be prepared for careers in law enforcement, courts and corrective systems as you gain a unique foundation in theology, sociology and psychology alongside a redemptive, ethical and service-minded approach to the field.

Major Courses

You will engage with a spectrum of criminal justice skills from a biblical perspective, allowing you to pursue a career that goes beyond simply enforcing a set of rules to helping the hearts of hurting people.

Courses include:

  • Theological Foundations Justice and Restoration
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement
  • Substance Abuse
  • Criminology
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Systems of Correction
  • Criminal Law
  • Ethics and Professionalism
  • Criminal Justice Management
  • Criminal Procedures

Pursue your Passion

You can take advantage of 57 credits of elective studies to help you successfully pursue specific skills that will benefit you in the next phase in your ministry, career and life.

You’ll be Prepared to

  • Better serve your community
  • Build on an ethical foundation for a criminal justice career
  • Implement your knowledge of biblical counseling and psychology
  • Begin graduate studies in focused criminal justice fields

Program Highlights

  • Biblical approach to the field of criminal justice
  • Restorative view of justice
  • Course flexibility to pursue your interests
  • High transferability of previous collegiate studies
  • Earn your degree completely online

If you began earning a degree but never quite finished, this degree will help you transfer in a large number of credits from your previous studies. You will be able to finish your Bachelor’s degree with as little as 30 credits from CSU.

Pursue your Passion

You can take advantage of 57 credits of elective studies to help you successfully pursue specific skills that will benefit you in the next phase in your ministry, career and life.

You will be Prepared to

  • Better serve your local church and community
  • Pursue Graduate Studies
  • Leverage your new credential to advance in your field and pursue new career opportunities

Program Highlights

  • Course flexibility to pursue your interests
  • High transferability of previous collegiate studies
  • Degree is offered completely online

Quick Facts about CSU's Bachelor's Degrees

  • 121 credits
  • Double major in Bible and your major of choice
  • 57 elective credits in most majors (87 credits for Degree Completion major)
  • Transfer in up to 90 credits
  • Four years to complete
  • Fully accredited
  • Completely online

Get Started with an Associate Degree

Clarks Summit University’s online Addictions Counseling concentration allows you to quickly earn a credential within the field.

You will get a strong foundation in biblical and theological studies as you further your love for God and others, live out the gospel in your community and learn discernment for daily life.

Concentration Courses

Through this concentration, you will focus on the addiction counseling courses that fuel your desire to earn your degree. You will engage in the same counseling and psychology courses that the online Addictions Counseling Bachelor of Science major offers, which allows for a smooth transition if you’d like to pursue further studies in the future.

You will study principles of psychology and counseling that are founded upon, focused on and filtered through the lens of Scripture.

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Counseling
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Understanding and Treating Addictions
  • Substance Addictions
  • Behavioral Addictions
  • Marriage and Family Dynamics
  • Crisis Counseling

You’ll be Prepared to

  • Better serve your community
  • Lay counsel within your local church
  • Provide the educational training needed for entry-level positions in addictions counseling.
  • Advance in job responsibilities and certifications within addictions counseling
  • Transition seamlessly into the Addictions Counseling Bachelor of Science major

Program Highlights

  • Biblical approach to the field of psychology and counseling
  • Strong emphasis on dealing with addictions
  • Ability to quickly earn a credential in addictions counseling
  • Degree is offered completely online

Clarks Summit University’s online Bible and Theology concentration allows you to quickly earn a credential within the field.

You will get a strong foundation in biblical and theological studies as you further your love for God and others, live out the gospel in your community and learn discernment for daily life.

Concentration Courses

Through this concentration, you will focus on the Bible courses that fuel your desire to earn your degree. You will engage in the same Bible and theology courses that the online Bible and Theology Bachelor of Science major offers, which allows for a smooth transition if you’d like to pursue further studies in the future.

You will have the flexibility to pursue Bible and theology courses that interest you through elective options. This way, you can pursue learning that is aligns with your life, ministry and career goals.

Choose:

  • 6 credits of Ministry Communication Electives
  • 15 credits of Biblical Studies Electives

You’ll be Prepared to

  • Better serve your local church and community
  • Serve as a Youth Pastor
  • Transition seamlessly into the Bible and Theology Bachelor of Science major

Program Highlights

  • Strong foundation in biblical and theological studies
  • Flexibility in electives to pursue your interests
  • Degree is offered completely online

Clarks Summit University’s online Christian Ministries concentration allows you to quickly earn a credential within the field.

You will get a strong foundation in biblical and theological studies as you further your love for God and others, live out the gospel in your community and learn discernment for daily life.

Concentration Courses

Through this concentration, you will focus on the Christian Ministry courses that fuel your desire to earn your degree. Students will engage in the same ministry leadership courses that the online Christian Ministries Bachelor of Science major offers, which allows for a smooth transition if you’d like to pursue further studies in the future.

Courses include:

  • Dynamics of Discipleship
  • Personal Life of the Ministry Leader
  • Family Life of the Ministry Leader
  • Foundations of Ministry Leadership
  • 9 Credits of Ministry Leadership Electives

You’ll be Prepared to

  • Better serve your local church and community
  • Serve as a youth pastor or assistant pastor
  • Transition seamlessly into the Christian Ministries Bachelor of Science major

Program Highlights

  • Strong foundation in biblical and theological studies
  • Practical ministry leadership training
  • Flexibility in electives to pursue studies of interest
  • Degree is offered completely online

Clarks Summit University’s online Counseling Ministries concentration allows you to quickly earn a credential within the field.

You will get a strong foundation in biblical and theological studies as you further your love for God and others, live out the gospel in your community and learn discernment for daily life.

Concentration Courses

Through this concentration, you will focus on the counseling ministries courses that fuel your desire to earn your degree. You will engage in the same counseling and psychology courses that the online Addictions Counseling Bachelor of Science major offers, which allows for a smooth transition if you’d like to pursue further studies in the future.

You will study principles of psychology and counseling that are founded upon, focused on and filtered through the lens of Scripture.

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Counseling
  • Dynamics of Discipleship
  • Women Counseling Women or Pastoral Counseling
  • Ethics & Professionalism
  • Historical and Contemporary Issues in Counseling
  • Marriage and Family Dynamics
  • Crisis Counseling

You’ll be Prepared to

  • Better serve your community
  • Participate in a wide-array of counseling applications in faith-based organizations
  • Transition seamlessly to the Bachelor of Science in Counseling Ministries major

Program Highlights

  • Biblical approach to the field of psychology and counseling
  • Ability to earn a credential in counseling quickly
  • Degree is offered completely online.

Quick Facts about Associate Degrees

  • 61 credits
  • Nine elective credits
  • Transfer in up to 30 credits
  • Two years to complete
  • Fully accredited
  • Completely online
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