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Bachelor's Degree in Missions

Do you have a heart for reaching the lost – the ones who have never heard the Word? You may be feeling the call of the mission field. Get the skills you need to pursue your ministry with the missions and ministry program at University of the Cumberlands.

Receive the guidance you need to learn how to spread the Gospel – from distant lands to lost neighborhoods. Our experienced ministers and accomplished scholars will help you develop the real-world skills you need to serve in the mission fields of evangelism, church planting, and discipleship, providing personal, compassionate ministry to all people.

Whether you plan to pursue a seminary degree immediately after completing your university studies or you plan to move directly into Christian ministry, UC’s program will prepare you to take your place in Christian service. You can earn a B.S. in one of five majors (Missions, Church Planting, Youth and Family Ministry, Christian Studies, or Christian Ministries) or you can earn a B.A. by studying a biblical or modern foreign language in addition to your major. Minors are available in Missions, Church Planting, Youth and Family Ministry, and Missions and Ministry.


With your education in missions and ministry, you could enroll in a seminary degree program. You could also take your place in Christian service immediately, applying to recognized organizations or denominational agencies that take the Gospel to people who have never heard it. You could also serve bi-vocationally as well, working at a job that uses skills developed through a second major while serving a church.

Wherever you are eventually led – and being in God’s service might take you anywhere – the key is to be ready when He calls!


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. 

Let UC’s missions and ministry degree programs prepare you for service. 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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