Ministry Leadership – Youth Ministry Concentration

Impact the Next Generation for Christ with a Youth Ministry Degree

Children are among the most precious members of God's Kingdom. With a B.S. in Ministry Leadership with a Youth Ministry concentration from MACU, you will be equipped to lead, advise and shape youth in a nurturing Christian environment. 

Youth culture is ever-changing, and this well-rounded degree program prepares you to communicate, lead, care and think biblically and theologically as you enter into youth ministry positions. Program graduates may fulfill various roles as a youth worker, youth pastor, ministry administrator, a nonprofit worker or a member of domestic or international ministry.

In addition to core Bible and theology courses, other courses address Christian formation, evangelism and discipleship, worship, homiletics, youth ministry, church administration, pastoral care, inductive Bible study methodology, Church of God (Anderson, Ind.) and Wesleyan theology, nonprofit and American church law and experiential learning opportunities.

As a unique feature of the B.S. in Ministry Leadership degree, this degree can be taken as a multi-disciplinary program with one of our other programs.

What Will You Learn in Our Ministry Leadership - Youth Ministry Emphasis Program?

It's vital for future ministers and pastors to have a firm grasp of the Bible and how to read, interpret and apply its teachings in different situations. Our B.S. in Ministry Leadership degree will equip you with a strong foundation in biblical history and the Christian Church, preparing you to minister others with a firm understanding of biblical principles. Our ministry professors include licensed pastors and theological experts who have committed their lives to Christ by furthering His ministry in the classroom. 

With an emphasis in youth ministry, you will additionally explore topics including psychology, curriculum, family ministry and more. 

Why Choose MACU?

Mid-America Christian University strives to prepare students for their future career paths in churches, nonprofit organizations, missions and more by providing an accredited, affordable education that is grounded in biblical principles.

With a low student-professor ratio that allows for a truly personalized experience, knowledgeable professors who are professionals in their field and a vibrant campus community that includes both residential and commuting students, MACU provides a truly special college experience. In addition to growing your knowledge base in preparation for your future career, you will experience spiritual growth through a close-knit Christian community, chapel services, devotionals, clubs and more.

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