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Bachelor of Science in Church Ministries

Four-year Degree - 130 Credits

Bethel-College offered four areas of concentration for those seeking a Bachelor of Science in Church Ministries.

1. Ministerial Leadership

The Bachelor of Science in Church Ministries with a concentration in Ministerial Leadership is a four-year program that is designed to prepare the student for leadership positions in their chosen field in ministry. The program not only equips the student academically, but also is designed to prepare the student spiritually and practically with various Christian service requirements and mentoring opportunities. This program specializes in providing opportunities for practical experience and training in the student’s chosen career focus.

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2. Biblical Studies

The Bachelor of Science in Church Ministries with a concentration in Biblical Studies is a four-year program that is designed to prepare the student for teaching positions in the biblical/theological fields in a church ministry and for further graduate studies in biblical/theological fields. The program not only equips the student academically, but also is designed to prepare the student spiritually and practically with various Christian service requirements and mentoring opportunities. This program specializes in providing opportunities for practical experience and training in the student’s chosen career focus.

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3. Missions

The Bachelor of Science in Church Ministries with a concentration in Missions is a four-year program that is designed to prepare the student for a career on the mission field. The program not only equips the student academically, but also is designed to prepare the student spiritually and practically with various Christian service requirements and mentoring opportunities. This program specializes in providing opportunities for practical experience and training in the student’s chosen career focus.

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4. Worship and Worshiping Arts

The Bachelor of Science in Church Ministries with a concentration in Worship and Worshiping Arts is a four-year program that is designed to prepare the student for a leadership position in the area of worship in a church ministry. The program not only equips the student academically, but also is designed to prepare the student spiritually and practically with various Christian service requirements and mentoring opportunities. This program specializes in providing opportunities for practical experience and training in the student’s chosen career focus.

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5. Christian Counseling Concentration

The Bachelor of Science in Church Ministries with a concentration in Christian Counseling is a non-licensure, non-clinical four-year program that is designed to prepare the student for advanced studies in the Christian Counseling field or for pastoral care positions. It not only equips the student academically, but also is designed to prepare the student spiritually and practically with various Christian service requirements and mentoring opportunities. This program specializes in providing opportunities for practical experience and training in the field of Christian Counseling with the expectation that students would pursue additional studies for licensure or would be prepared for pastoral care positions. The program does not meet the requirements for a Virginia professional counseling license.

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