Online Bachelor of Science 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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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

Offered entirely online, the bachelor’s 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 120 credits required for the online bachelor’s in Christian ministries degree in four years.

All students enrolled in the bachelor’s 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: $410 per credit hour*

To view a complete breakdown of tuition and fees, visit our Tuition & Fees: Online Students page.

*Tuition rate effective through summer semester 2023.

Point’s 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

The first step to apply for admission is to complete the free application. After you complete your application, an enrollment specialist will work with you to complete your file. Your application file for this program requires:

  • Transcripts from all previously attended schools*
  • Minimum 2.0 GPA**

Want to know more about applying to Point University? Submit your information to be contacted by a member of our team or visit our Support Center for additional information and resources.

*If you have less than 12 transferable college credits when you apply, your official high school transcript or GED certificate is required.
**Applicants who do not meet the GPA requirement may qualify for “Probationary Admission.”

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!

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Point University offers the Christian ministries program 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 75% of required courses (typically 90 credits) can be transferred into this program from an accredited institution, shortening your degree time significantly.


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


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


Our online student support services promote development tailored to fit your personal and professional goals.


Our 13-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!