Christian Education

Discipleship and Spiritual Formation

The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) or minor in Christian Education is utilized for those seeking to have a solid foundation of what discipleship means in the local church.

Covering courses in children's ministry, youth ministry, spiritual formation, as well as the core courses of the STCM, studying Christian Education provides a basis in the studies of ministry. The combination of classes provides each student with the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about what ministry in the local church or school setting can look like. Community ministry experience is an exciting part of the degree requirement that ensures students having practical experience along with academic education.

 

Christian Education Students
  • Study theology, small group ministry, Biblical hermeneutics (interpretation), community ministry.
  • Learn the foundations and issues of Christian education from professors with actual ministry experience.
  • Volunteer with area churches and gain practical experience.
  • Hear directly from Christian education experts about new ways to reach and serve God’s family.
Find Your Career

Christian Education Careers Include: discipleship pastor, Christian school teacher, camp director 

Study Abroad

More than a dozen study abroad programs provide the opportunity for experiencing the Christian faith in other cultures and countries.

Study Abroad

Missions Work

Missions in Action (M.I.A.) sponsors student mission trips to serve people living on the continents of Asia, Africa, South America, as well as in the U.S.

Missions in Action

“For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword” (Hebrews 4:12 NIV)

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