Point University’s Christian Ministries program is designed to equip working adults with an increased understanding of Scripture and enhanced skills for various church leadership roles. Students may also be preparing for a career in full-time ministry or a graduate seminary program.

The coursework encourages both personal and spiritual growth by emphasizing Christian values, ethical principles and effective interpersonal communications. Students enter this program of study in order to develop their spiritual gifts, strengthen their faith, and enhance their knowledge of Christian principles.

The Associate Degree in Christian Ministries equips students with a broad grounding in the Liberal Arts, along with foundational preparation for effective service in church and ministry settings. Graduates may continue their studies to earn the Bachelor of Science degree in Christian Ministries.

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Point University’s Christian Ministries program is designed to equip working adults with an increased understanding of Scripture and enhanced skills for various church leadership roles. Students may also be preparing for a career in full-time ministry or a graduate seminary program.

The coursework encourages both personal and spiritual growth by emphasizing Christian values, ethical principles and effective interpersonal communications. Students enter this program of study in order to develop their spiritual gifts, strengthen their faith, and enhance their knowledge of Christian principles.

The Associate Degree in Christian Ministries equips students with a broad grounding in the Liberal Arts, along with foundational preparation for effective service in church and ministry settings. Graduates may continue their studies to earn the Bachelor of Science degree in Christian Ministries.

Program Goals

Equip students with essential habits and skills for lifelong learning and success.

  • Students develop a plan that analyzes and capitalizes on their strengths to achieve relational, academic, and professional success.
  • Graduates employ effective study habits and time management skills.
  • Graduates locate and use information resources
  • Graduates demonstrate basic computer literacy.
  • Graduates read with understanding, think critically, and develop reasoned arguments.
  • Graduates communicate effectively orally and in writing.
    Graduates form, maintain, and enjoy healthy relationships with others, including persons from different backgrounds and cultures.
  • Graduates work effectively to accomplish tasks both independently and within teams.

Equip students to apply basic content, principles, and methodologies of the primary areas of knowledge, including the Humanities, Fine Arts, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Mathematics.

  • Graduates apply philosophical, literary, and artistic concepts to illuminate cultural artifacts and worldview issues.
  • Graduates apply religious, philosophical, psychological, social, political, economic, and cultural concepts to illuminate human behavior and social trends.
  • Graduates articulate and apply scientific concepts, principles, and methods.
  • Graduates apply mathematical concepts and methods to investigate and solve real-world problems and questions.

Equip students with a foundation in biblical theology and worldview issues.

  • Graduates demonstrate a basic understanding of the content of the Old and New Testaments.
  • Graduates demonstrate a basic understanding of a Christian worldview and the role of believers in the Body of Christ.

Equip students with foundational competencies for Christian ministry.

  • Students demonstrate an understanding of New Testament concepts of ministry and the application of those principles in ministry environments.
  • Students demonstrate an understanding of the requirements of leading or serving in a ministry environment.
  • Students assess and utilize people’s individual strengths to form teams to accomplish the goals of a particular ministry.
  • Students apply the central theological themes of the Old and New Testaments to current issues for teaching and preaching.
POTENTIAL CAREER PATHS
  • Church Staff
  • Ministry Leader
  • Missionary
  • Office Administrator
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