Graduates of Grand Canyon University's Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies With An Emphasis In Youth Ministry program at the Grand Canyon University utilize biblical studies as the foundation, and an understanding of theology, philosophy and Christian history as the framework, for communicating Christ to various audiences. 
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Overview

The Christian Studies With An Emphasis In Youth Ministry program at the Grand Canyon University helps you become a servant leader to guide and nurture a congregation – with special focus on communicating with young people – in the Christian faith.

Education

When you earn your youth ministry degree, you study and understand the history of Christianity and the development of Christian doctrine as well as gain a deeper understanding of major contemporary religions of the world.

Skills are formed in how to lead a ministry, including forming strategies, forming goals and developing communication skills. This youth ministry degree program explores how to help youth find Christ in their formative years. There is also a focus on recognizing times of crisis in a young person's life and getting them the appropriate help they may need.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time Part-time
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding the social complexities facing youth today
  • Knowing the development of adolescents
  • How faith is formed in young people from internal and external influences
  • Biblical interpretation
  • Christian influences worldwide

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • All students must submit either acceptable high school or college transcripts to be considered for full admission into the University. 
  • Additionally, if students cannot meet the GPA requirements with their transcripts, but have test scores or a college-GPA that meets admissions requirements, students will be eligible for full admission. 
  • If both the degree-bearing transcript and the test scores do not meet admission requirements, students may be accepted with specifications. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8250 USD/semester
    Tuition Fee
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  • National

    8250 USD/semester
    Tuition Fee
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  • Campus: $8,250 per semester
  • Online: $395 per credit

Living costs for Phoenix

  • 900 - 1450 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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Christian Studies With An Emphasis In Youth Ministry
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