Why earn your B.A. in Christian Ministries (Online) at CBU?
Gain a broad theological education
Students learn foundational building blocks to better understand biblical-based theology
and its positive life-changing impact on people of all walks of life. The purpose
of the online Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministries degree program is to prepare
students for active leadership roles in the church, parachurch and Christian organizations.
Our courses include a broad range of theological education, from the history of the
Bible and Christianity to today’s most current and relevant spiritual issues.
Three semesters offered year round allows students the ability to graduate faster
Transfer friendly — consolidate your undergraduate college credits and finish your
Pastoral leadership is an intensive study of the leadership role of the pastor in
relation to the nature of the church, leadership models, leadership challenges and
practical leadership strategies.
History of Baptist Thought
An examination of Baptist history and doctrine with respect to other Christian denominations
and non-denominational churches.
An examination of the issues faced by today's Christian missionaries, including divine
call, recruitment, theological issues, cultural problems, political involvement, methodology
Student Learning Outcomes
Consistent with the university student outcomes, upon completion of the Bachelor of
Arts in Christian Ministries degree, graduates will be able to:
Demonstrate biblical literacy of the Old and New Testaments, including historical,
contextual and literary parameters, and principles of biblical interpretation.
Articulate the historic doctrines of the Christian faith.
Analyze the people, events and ideas that have shaped the Christian church, including
the Baptist tradition.
Articulate the basic parameters of the Christian worldview and practice.
Demonstrate the implications of commitment to Jesus Christ through development of
personal character and engagement of societal and communal responsibility consistent
with the biblical faith.
Apply their theological commitment/foundation to the church, in both its local and
global contexts, as servant leaders.
Take the next step toward living your purpose
As you make decisions about college, keep in mind the full social, spiritual and educational
experience awaiting you at CBU. Here, you will be supported by professors, staff and
fellow students who will help you discover your strengths and challenge you to do
more than you ever thought you could. Let us equip you with the education, training
and opportunities you'll need to start making a unique difference doing what you love.
Apply today! When you complete and submit your application to CBU, a friendly and
knowledgeable admissions counselor will guide you through the admissions process and
all the necessary steps to become a Lancer.
CBU accepts applications for online enrollment throughout the year, and most online
degree programs can start at 6 semester entry points per calendar year.
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*Some career opportunities may require further education