Online Associate of Arts in Christian Ministries

You’ve been called to impact the world for Christ. At Point University, 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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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

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. At Point University, 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. This program is offered fully online or in a hybrid format that includes a weekly video conference.

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.

Curriculum

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

 
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Program Length

Offered entirely online or with the option of a weekly video conference, the online associate degree in Christian ministries at Point University allows students to structure their own study schedule. For this reason, the program length differs depending on how many credits students choose to take per term. On average, students complete the 60 credits required for the online associate in Christian ministries degree in two years.

Program Cost

All students enrolled in the associate degree in Christian ministries online program at Point University pay the same tuition rate, regardless of the state where the student resides. Already one of the most affordable choices among private colleges, Point University offers online students almost 40% off 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

Point’s 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

ONLINE LEARNING

Point University offers the Christian ministries program in an online format. Online students engage in asynchronous learning through a course website that facilitates interaction with their instructor and classmates.

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FLEXIBLE

This degree is offered both online and in a hybrid format with a weekly video conference.

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TRANSFER FRIENDLY

Up to 30 credit hours can be transferred into this program from an accredited institution, shortening your degree time by half.

FAITH BASED

Your faith will be strengthened with courses taught from a Christian worldview.

QUALITY EDUCATION

As an online student, you’ll receive the same quality education from respected professors as our on-campus students.

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SUPPORT

Our online student support services promote development 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.

At Point University, you’ll develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, all while learning to be an effective leader. Get started today to discover your place in the Point family!

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