Have you experienced a call to youth ministry? Can you see yourself leading young people into a relationship with God and walking with them through life and the issues that today's youth face? Do you love working with youth and young people of various cultures and backgrounds? Then our Youth Ministry Concentration is for you.
The Bachelor of Christian Ministry (BCM) with a concentration in Youth Ministry provides the best preparation for a future in youth ministry. A variety of ministry classes are offered in our College of Christian Studies with specific courses relating to interacting with youth and ministering to the specific spiritual needs of young people. Each one of our Christian Ministry students is required to do a 3-semester hour supervised ministry practicum. This intership opportunity provides hands-on experience in a ministry setting.
The Youth Ministry Concentration requires 15 semester hours of Christian ministry courses from a selection of courses for Youth Ministry in addition to those ministry courses, Christian Studies Foundation courses, Biblical Studies electives, Christian Studies electives that are taken in the Christian Ministry program portion. Furthermore, our Christian Ministry students must complete one year of study in a biblical language of their choice, Hebrew or Greek.