Online Associate of Arts in Christian Ministries
You’ve been called to impact the world for Christ. Our ministry program is designed to help you develop your spiritual gifts, strengthen your faith, and enhance your knowledge of Christian principles – all with a vision for global impact.
ASSOCIATE OF ARTS IN CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES
Jesus encouraged His followers to be “the salt of the earth” and “the light of the world” (Matthew 5:13-15).
Today, being salt and light is manifested in Christian ministry. Our Christian ministry program is designed to help you develop your spiritual gifts, strengthen your faith, and enhance your knowledge of Christian principles.
Our online Associate of Arts in Christian Ministries degree equips students with a broad grounding in the liberal arts, along with foundational preparation for effective service in church and ministry settings. Graduates may continue their studies to earn the Bachelor of Science in Christian Ministries degree.
1. Assess and utilize people’s individual strengths to form teams to accomplish the goals of a ministry.
2. Demonstrate a basic understanding of a Christian worldview and the role of believers in the Body of Christ.
3. Establish an understanding of the requirements of leading or serving in a ministry environment.
The online associate in Christian ministries program’s comprehensive curriculum is designed to equip students with a broad grounding in the liberal arts, along with foundational preparation for effective service in church and ministry settings. Listed below are some of the courses:
- Effective Thinking
- Theological Foundations for the Christian Life
- Practical Ministries
- Administration & Leadership in Ministry
As a completely asynchronous program, the online associate degree in Christian ministries at allows students to work at their own pace. While there are deadlines associated with the online Christian ministries program, there are no required meeting times, so students are able to complete their work at their convenience. For this reason, the program length differs depending on how many credits students choose to take in a semester. On average, students complete the 60 credits required for the online associate in Christian ministries degree in two years.
All students enrolled in the associate degree in Christian ministries online program pay the same tuition rate, regardless of the state the student resides in. Already one of the most affordable choices among private colleges, Point University offers CCU and Cincinnati-area online students almost 40% off Point's regular on-campus tuition.
Rate: $395 per credit hour
To view a complete breakdown of tuition and fees, visit our Tuition & Fees: Online Students page.
The online associate degree in Christian ministries can open numerous doors for you after graduation with careers such as:
- Church Staff
- Ministry Leader
- Missionary for Christian Education
- Youth Pastor
- Assistant Pastor
Thanks to CCU's partnership with Point University, the Christian ministries program is offered in a fully-online format. Online students engage in asynchronous learning through a course website that facilitates interaction with their instructor and classmates.
This degree is 100% online. Take classes anytime – from anywhere in the world.
Up to 30 credit hours can be transferred into this program from an accredited institution, shortening your degree time by half.
Your faith will be strengthened with courses taught from a biblical worldview.
As an online student, you’ll receive the same quality education – from the same respected professors – as our on-campus students.
Our mentorship program for online students promotes development that’s tailored to fit your personal and professional goals.
SMALL CLASS SIZE
Our 18-to-1 student to professor ratio provides a small class size where you’re not just a student – you’re family.
With CCU & Point University, you’ll develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, all while learning to be an effective leader. Get started today to make a difference in your career!
My experience at Point University was outstanding! I have grown so much in my knowledge, faith, and discipline. Can’t wait to start on my master’s!”
– Carlos Fernandez, Bachelor of Science in Christian Ministries