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Urban Ministries, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Students completing the Bachelor of Arts in Urban Ministries program should be able to:

  • Understand the nature and dynamics of city life and learn the skills necessary to function effectively.
  • Appreciate the realities of race, culture, ethnicity and poverty and their impact upon urban life and ministry.
  • Learn and articulate a biblical basis for sustainable and holistic urban ministry.
  • Discover the principles for effective, long-term personal and organizational urban ministry.
  • Explore a wide variety of urban ministries, including church planting, community development, child and youth ministry, social work, and homeless ministry.
  • Construct a biblical, personal, and contextual philosophy of urban ministry and social justice using Chicago as a model.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Old Testament Survey
  • New Testament Survey
  • Introduction to Ministry
  • Research Writing
  • College Writing

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 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

  • Completed application for admission
  • Nonrefundable application fee
  • Signed agreement to Moody’s Doctrinal Statement
  • Unofficial transcript from high school or secondary school will be acceptable, if currently attending high school
  • Official transcript from high school or secondary school (undergraduate applicants only) will be required prior to enrollment
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended (undergraduate and graduate applicants) ACT or SAT score
  • Official evaluation of all international transcripts
  • Pastor’s reference
  • Christian Character reference 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    340 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 340 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    340 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 340 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Chicago

  • 1297 - 2500 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

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