Online Bachelor of Science 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.


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Our online Bachelor of Science in Christian Ministries degree is designed to equip you with a broad grounding in the liberal arts, along with the skills needed to lead in professional Christian ministry. This program is built around biblical and theological studies while focusing on practical ministry skills and professional development, so you’ll be prepared for effective service in local churches, missions, social service organizations, and other ministry settings


1. Demonstrate awareness of the basic matters of critical introduction and historical background necessary to a proper understanding of the Old and New Testaments.

2. Establish an understanding of the requirements of leading or serving in a ministry environment.

3. Apply the central theological themes of the Old and New Testaments to current issues for teaching and preaching.


The online bachelor in Christian ministries program’s broad curriculum provides a foundation in liberal arts, along with the skills needed to lead in professional Christian ministry. Listed below are some of the courses offered to students:

  • Introduction to Preaching
  • Administration and Leadership in Ministry
  • Church Growth and Evangelism
  • Accounting and Finance for the Church
  • Advanced Hermeneutics


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Program Length

As a completely asynchronous program, the online bachelor’s degree in Christian Ministries allows students to work at their own pace. While there are deadlines associated with the online Christian ministry 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 120 credits required for the online bachelor’s in Christian ministries degree in four years.

Program Cost

All students enrolled in the bachelor’s 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.

Career Opportunities

Our online bachelor’s degree in Christian ministries will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to effectively lead and serve in church and ministry environments in roles such as:


  • Church Administrator
  • Ministry Leader
  • Non-profit Leader
  • Youth Pastor
  • Assistant Pastor


Through 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 80 credit hours can be transferred into this program from an accredited institution, shortening your degree time by half or more.


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.


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