BACHELORS DEGREE | YOUTH MINISTRIES

Degree Overview

 

If God has planted in your heart a special burden for children being brought up in this post-modern culture, earning a degree in Youth Ministries is a wise first step in investing in their lives for the glory of God. This program arms you with a thorough working knowledge of the Scriptures and practical discipleship approaches. A senior-year internship at a local church provides valuable experience on the ground, leading young people toward Christ.

Program Outcomes

  • Students will demonstrate the ability to identify and describe best practices related to pastoral ministry and church administration.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to explain the Baptist distinctives in the context of Baptist history.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to articulate biblical doctrine in a systematic fashion.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to communicate and apply biblical truth accurately and effectively in preaching and writing.
  • Students will demonstrate servant leadership behaviors in ministry settings.

Suggested Course Schedule

1st Year

Semester 1

  • Old Testament Survey (3)
  • Pastoral Theology (2)
  • English Composition 1 (3)
  • The Modern World (3)
  • Music Elective (2)
  • Math or Science Elective (3)

Total Credits: 16

Semester 2

  • New Testament Survey (3)
  • Pastoral Theology (2)
  • English Composition 2 (3)
  • Fundamentals of Public Speaking (2)
  • Math or Science Elective (3)
  • American Studies Elective (3)

Total Credits: 16

2nd Year
3rd Year
4th Year

Related Minors

  • Pastoral Studies
  • Greek
  • Church Music

 

Potential Career Fields

  • Youth worker
  • Youth Pastor
  • Children's Pastor
  • Director of youth programs
  • Director of after-school program
  • Camp worker
  • Child evangelist

*Some careers and employment positions require graduate degrees, specialized training, or additional certification and licenses.

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MBU Program Faculty

Meet some of the people in who lead this program

Meyer_Bruce_Faculty

Bruce Meyer

College of Bible and Church Ministries | Professor

Credentials

DMin, Calvary Baptist Theological Seminary

MDiv, Calvary Baptist Theological Seminary

MA Bible, Bob Jones University

BA Bible, Bob Jones University

 

Steve Love - Faculty

Steven K. Love

College of Bible and Church Ministries | Associate Professor

Credentials

DMin, Luther Rice University

MMin, Baptist Bible Seminary

BS Secondary Education, Maranatha Baptist University

 

Saxon_David_Faculty

David Saxon

College of Bible and Church Ministries | Professor

Credentials

PhD Church History, Bob Jones University

MA Church History, Bob Jones University

BS Mathematics, Bob Jones University

Timothy Johns - Staff

Timothy Johns

College of Bible and Church Ministries | Instructor

Credentials

MA Biblical Counseling, Maranatha Baptist Seminary

BA Business Management, Maranatha Baptist University

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