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Christian Ministries, Bachelor

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Anderson, IN, United States
This major is designed for students desiring to enter ministry upon graduation but who might choose to continue their studies later and for students entering seminary immediately upon graduation. Courses in this major encourage ministry practice and informed reflection on that practice, giving students both depth and breadth of preparation.

Overview

The Christian ministries major is designed to prepare students to serve as Christian leaders and servants in the world. It offers undergraduate study of ministry which may lead to 

  • lay ministry while pursuing another profession;
  • a position of leadership in ministry in a local congregation, a church-related organization, or a related field; or
  • graduate study in ministry. 
This major is intended to be a first step in a plan of lifelong learning for ministry.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History of Christianity
  • Christian Ethics
  • Methods in Biblical Exegesis
  • Ministry Seminar
  • Theology in a Ministry Context

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    78

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    547

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • Online Application
  • Recommendation
  • Official High School Transcript
  • Official SAT or ACT scores
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores
  • Essay
  • Submit a 200-300 word essay that addresses the following topics: Your education goals, Your faith experience, Why you chose to apply to AU?

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14975 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    29950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14975 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Anderson

  • 861 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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