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Bachelor's Degree in Christian Ministries

Hone your skills in ministry and develop strategies for serving Christ in the U.S. and around the world with a degree in Christian ministries from University of the Cumberlands. Learn what it takes to pursue a ministry in evangelism, church planting, and discipleship, leading personal, compassionate ministry for all people.

Your faculty in the Department of Missions and Ministry are experienced ministers and accomplished scholars. They are dedicated to providing the training and guidance you need to grow and mature in your Christian faith and commitment as you seek to minister for Christ in the 21st century.


From furthering your studies in seminary or with another graduate degree to moving directly into ministry, this Bachelor of Arts in Christian ministries can help you prepare for a place in Christian service.

Your ministry degree can help you pursue a career as:

  • Local ministry as a pastor
  • Youth minister
  • Children's minister
  • Worship minister
  • or a number of other capacities

Or apply to regional, national, or international organizations for a position like Director of Religious Activities and Education. Or let your degree be a stepping stone toward a graduate degree, such as a Master of Arts in Christian Studies. The opportunities are endless.

Graduates of our religion-oriented degree programs have served as missionaries in the United States and around the world, assuming roles in national organizations like the Fellowship of Christian Athletes or in denominational agencies, such as the Kentucky Baptist Convention or the Southern Baptist Convention. Others teach in Christian universities and seminaries.


Costs for programs of study at University of the Cumberlands are competitive and affordable. Click here to view tuition rates and fees. 


Click here to view University of the Cumberlands' accreditation information. 

If you’re interested in a Christian ministry or biblical studies degree, fill out the form on this page for more information! Let’s talk about our test-optional college admissions process, scholarship opportunities, and more!

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