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Bachelor of Arts in Ministry Management

Develop skills to become an effective leader in a church, parachurch organization, or ministry.

Emphases: Biblical Studies, Theology

Management in Christian organizations requires a specialized skill set. Serving in administrative and executive leadership in the church or ministry setting requires the ability to communicate a sense of shared mission, to steward ministry resources wisely, and to foster a supportive and open community within a church or ministry.

The Bachelor of Arts in Ministry Management is for those who are interested in the behind-the-scenes operations, leadership skills, and financial management processes necessary to maintain a healthy church, parachurch organization, or ministry. The major is offered through the School of Theology.

Ministry Management at CCU

The Ministry Management degree at Colorado Christian University is designed to prepare students for the increasingly complex nature of leading others and participating in outreach organizations. Combining biblical and theological preparation for Christian ministry with an in-depth knowledge of business principles and leadership, spiritual growth is at the very core of this major.

Whether it's learning how to get and keep volunteers, organizing and creating efficient systems for administrative functions, or learning how to plan impactful events, this degree will train students to become effective and influential leaders in various ministries. Ministry Management majors select an emphasis in either Biblical Studies or Theology, providing maximum flexibility in tailoring an academic program that positions students for graduate school and career goals.

What can you do with a degree in ministry management?
  • Executive pastor
  • Nonprofit management
  • Parachurch administrator
  • Financial accountability
Interesting Classes You Might Take
  • Communication for Ministry
  • Interpreting the Bible
  • Management Problem Solving and Decision-Making  

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About the School of Theology

The School of Theology is committed to cultivating the minds of students who have godly character and who demonstrate both thoughtfulness and maturity. Our desire is unique among theology schools in Colorado: to come alongside students to offer encouragement, direction, and support as they become a well-founded evangelical scholar. Students participate in rigorous academic programs that offer a variety of viewpoints within Christianity and lead to an intelligent commitment to the gospel.

Scholarship itself is ministry to the church and is for service to the church. It fosters an environment where students learn to respect various Christian perspectives, develop an informed faith commitment, and avoid simplistic answers to complex questions. Through experienced faculty, theology students receive a thorough grounding in the primary sources of their fields, and critically engage with the best scholarship research and study in the 21st century.

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