B.A. On Campus

Pastoral Ministry

Moody Bible Institute

48 months
360 USD/credit 10800 USD/year
360 USD/credit 10800 USD/year
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When you earn your Bachelor of Arts in Pastoral Ministry from Moody Bible Institute, you prepare to lead a church anywhere in the world. 


We offer a bachelor degree in Pastoral Ministry at the Moody Bible Institute. You’ll gain the foundational skills to help you pastor a congregation. Learn practical methods for preaching, leadership, and effective pastoral care. 

You can get a blend of biblical reflection and practical emphasis that develops a set of skills to help you be effective in ministry.

As you study, you’ll:

  • Learn the principles and dynamics for effective congregational leadership
  • Form and deliver expository messages
  • Articulate your philosophy of pastoral ministry
  • Put what you learn into practice during your PCM and internship
  • Develop skills in staff relations and self-care

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Biblical Language 
  • Pastoral Care of Women
  • Communication of Biblical Truth
  • Ministry Leadership and Staff Relationships
  • Pastoral Theology
  • Care of the Ministry Leader’s Soul

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete and submit online application
  • Support doctrinal qualifications for students
  • Write autobiographical essays
  • Provide two references (Not applicable to CMHC Applicants)
  • Pay nonrefundable application fee
  • Transcript Evaluation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 360 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    10800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 360 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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