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Online Associates in Ministry & Missions Degree

Answer God's call with a ministry degree online

If you feel a calling to help others while spreading the word of God, then the Missions and Ministry Program might be the right fit for you. As a student of the online associate in ministry and missions degree program, you’ll gain an understanding of biblical literature, history, theology, and ethics to help you apply the Christian faith to daily life in word and deed. This degree in missionary studies will also help you develop the skills needed to engage in effective Christian missions and ministry in the 21st century.


During your associate in ministry degree online program, we will work together to ensure that you have the knowledge in biblical and historical studies, theology, ethics, missions, and church planting. Your online missionary studies program will also give you the tools to analyze, interpret, and apply the Bible in the church and to the world. You’ll also develop an understanding of other faiths and worldviews while developing skills for effective ministry in the contemporary world and preparing for a lifetime of learning and responsible service and leadership.

Courses are designed to give the student a strong view of the applicable areas a missions and ministry online degree can be used. Courses in your missionary degree program include, but are not limited to, Church History Introduction, Exploring the New Testament, Interpreting the Bible, Psychology of Religions, Christian Theology Introduction, Exploring World Religions and Developing Spiritual Life.

What can I do with a Missions & Ministry degree?

After graduating from your ministry degree online program, you’ll have the skills you need to serve through potential careers such as:

  • Children’s Minister
  • Worship Minister
  • Youth Minister
  • Professional Missionary 


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


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Have you been looking for an undergraduate ministry degree program? Thinking about earning your ministry degree online? Want to learn more about our test-optional college admissions process? We can help. To find out if University of the Cumberlands online Missions and Ministry Program is the right fit for your calling, fill out the form on this page or contact us directly at 855-791-7201.

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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.