Online Associate of Arts in Youth Ministry

All Christians are called to spread the good news of Christ’s love, but bringing that message to today’s youth is a special calling. At Point University, our ministry program is designed to strengthen your spiritual gifts and knowledge of Christian principles so that you can be an effective example of Christ for young people.

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ASSOCIATE OF ARTS IN YOUTH MINISTRY

At Point University, we see community ministry as an essential part of what it means to say “Jesus is Lord,” and young people are not only an essential part of our community - they are its future.

The Associate of Arts in Youth Ministry program at Point University has been designed to train students for the special calling of youth ministry. This 100% online program provides students with a broad foundation in the liberal arts, a strong understanding of biblical theology and worldviews, and the practical skills needed to effectively minister to young people. Graduates may continue their studies to earn the Bachelor of Science degree in Christian Ministries.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

1. Establish an understanding of the requirements of leading and serving in a ministry environment.

2. Apply biblical theology, Christian principles, and an understanding of human development to help young people grow and mature in Christ.

3. Demonstrate effective leadership skills in multicultural environments.

Curriculum

The online associate in youth ministry program’s comprehensive curriculum is designed to equip students with a broad grounding in the liberal arts, along with foundational preparation for effective service with an emphasis on youth. Coursework includes:

  • Effective Thinking
  • Theological Foundations for the Christian Life
  • The Practice of Christian Ministry
  • Developmental Psychology

 
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Program Length

As a completely asynchronous program, the online associate degree in youth ministry at Point University allows students to work at their own pace. While there are deadlines associated with the online youth 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, student complete the 60 credits required for the online Associate of Arts in Youth Ministry in two years.

Program Cost

All students enrolled in the associate degree in youth ministry online program at Point University 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 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 youth ministry can open numerous doors for you after graduation with careers such as:

  • Youth Pastor
  • Assistant Pastor
  • Church Staff
  • Ministry Leader
  • Missionary for Christian Education

ONLINE LEARNING

Point University offers the Youth Ministry program in a fully-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 100% online. Take classes anytime – from anywhere in the world.

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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 biblical worldview.

QUALITY EDUCATION

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

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SUPPORT

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.

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!

I’m entering my third year in the online program at Point University and am impressed. They have really created a model that works and challenges.

– Terri LaGrange, online student