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Bachelor's Degree in Youth & Family Ministry

There’s a reason the Lord calls us to child-like faith. If reaching our youth and children with God’s word – of introducing them to a saving faith – is on your heart, this Youth and Family Ministry program is for you.

In the Department of Missions and Ministry at University of the Cumberlands, our faculty members are dedicated to helping you learn what it takes to earn your bachelor’s degree in youth and family ministry.

As a youth ministry major, you will hone your skills in the field and develop strategies for serving Christ in the United States and around the world through youth evangelism, church planting, and discipleship, leading personal, compassionate ministry to all people.


Wherever God calls you to go, as a youth ministry major, you’ll be prepared. From mission opportunities in far-away countries to the church down the street, you’ll have the skills and education you need to serve as:

  • Youth minister
  • Children's minister
  • Worship minister
  • Pastor


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.

Remember, serving God might take you anywhere, and by earning your bachelor’s degree in youth and family ministry, UC can help you follow God's call! Let’s talk about our test-optional college admissions process, scholarship opportunities, and more! Fill out the form on this page and get more information.

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Williamsburg, KY 40769

Career Path

A University of the Cumberlands degree prepares you for the rigors of the professional world.  Click the button to learn more about the exciting career opportunities you can pursue with this program.