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BS in Professional Studies - Christian Ministry

Regent University's Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Christian Ministry program is intended for students aiming for careers that involve teaching the Bible and ministering to others. Find out more about this bachelor's program from Regent University.

Official Program Name:

Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Christian Ministry

School Offering Program:

Regent University

Degree Level:

Bachelor's

Program Prerequisites:

Regent University's Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Christian Ministry program is designed for students who show an interest in a career that involves helping people strengthen their faith. Exact requirements for program admission vary depending on each student's unique stage in life. All applicants to Regent University should have a high school diploma or equivalent; some programs may have additional admissions requirements.

Program Description:

Students who are admitted to the Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Christian Ministry program at Regent University have the opportunity to strengthen their communication skills, develop their understanding of theology, and learn more about the nature of humanity. Courses are designed to help students grasp the triune God and creation and are designed to teach students how to minister to others and aid in the growth of churches. While in the program, students have the chance to study the Old Testament and New Testament, Christian history, and the Christian mind. The program is also designed to teach students skills to excel as leaders in their professions through courses focused on Christian leadership, principles of management, and the survey of leadership.

Learning Format:

On campus and online

Program Length:

120+ credits.

Financial Aid Available:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Regent University's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for the Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Christian Ministry:

The Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Christian Ministry program consists of 16 general education, seven Christian ministry concentration, eight professional studies, and various general elective courses. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Regent University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

General Education Courses (49 credits)

  • The Making of a Christian Mind
  • The Making of a Christian Leader
  • Introduction to Bible
  • Christian Doctrine
  • Intro. to Christian History & Thought
  • Public Speaking (Campus Only)
  • Regent Foundations of Success (Online Only)
  • English Composition
  • Research & Academic Writing
  • The True, the Good, & the Beautiful
  • Literature of the Western World
  • Art and Culture
  • Statistics
  • Students select one of the following:
    • Introduction to Biology with Laboratory (Campus Only)
    • General Biology I (Campus Only)
    • Origins of the Cosmos (Online Only)
  • Students select one of the following:
    • U.S. History (I to 1877)
    • U.S. History (II from 1877)
  • Microeconomics
  • Students select one of the following:
    • World Geography
    • Western Civilization I
    • Western Civilization II
    • World History I
    • World History II
    • Introduction to Spanish I
    • Introduction to Spanish II
    • Intermediate Spanish I
    • Intermediate Spanish II

Professional Studies Major Courses (24 credits)

  • Business Leadership and Communication
  • Business and Technical Writing
  • Introduction to Information Systems
  • Survey of Leadership
  • Leading Teams
  • Organizational Dynamics
  • Principles of Management
  • Ethics

Christian Ministry Concentration Courses (21 credits)

  • Students select 9 credits from any 100-400 level courses
  • Students select 12 credits from any 300-400 level courses

General Elective Courses (26 credits)

  • Students select 26 credits of general elective courses

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

A variety of master's degree programs could be available to students who complete the BS in Professional Studies - Christian Ministry program. In these programs, students might have the opportunity to expand their roles in Christian ministry or prepare for leadership positions. Some program options for graduates include:

  • Master of Arts in Christian Spirituality & Formation
  • Master of Theological Studies with a concentration in Christian Theology
  • Master of Arts in Human Services with a concentration in Christian Counseling

Career Paths:

Students might be prepared to pursue a variety of career paths that focus on teaching the Bible and team ministry after completing the BS in Professional Studies - Christian Ministry program. Responsibilities in these careers might include taking part in missions or evangelism. Potential careers for graduates could include:

  • Church minister or pastor
  • Missionary or evangelist
  • Nonprofit administrator

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