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B.A. In Ministry & Leadership


The world is facing increasingly complex challenges which means leaders need accessible resources that will equip them for ministry in today’s world. LPU Online’s B.A. in Ministry & Leadership will provide you with both deep biblical knowledge and practical skills for ministry and leadership. Enroll now to become a Spirit-empowered leader who is prepared to serve God with a fruitful ministry.

Thriving Online Programs

At LPU, can complete your bachelor’s degree entirely online from a distinctly Christian university! Accelerate your future with the convenience and flexibility offered by LPU Online.

Program Format & Schedule

The online bachelor’s program is a 4-year degree taught entirely online. Students can begin in either the fall or spring semester. Each semester is divided into two 8-week sessions with students taking two classes per session and one 16-week course that stretches across the entire semester. In addition to weekly reading and assignments, students will participate in discussion boards with professors and peers. Students will be enrolled in a full-time course load and should expect to spend an average of 12-15 hours per course each week.

The curriculum listed for this program includes the recommended courses for students without any transfer work. A student may be eligible to transfer up to 75 units towards General Education; Bible and Open Elective Categories. Students with transfer work will have their curriculum adjusted accordingly.


General Education

Christian Worldview (3 units)

English Composition & Research (3 units)

Foundations of Global Engagement (3 units)

Intro to the Arts (3 units)

Marriage & Family Systems (3 units)

Western Civilization to 1500 (3 units)

Cultural Anthropology (3 units)

Foundations in Personal Finance (3 units)

Great Books (3 units)

Life Science with Lab (4 units)

Speech & Presentation (3 units)

Open Electives (29 units)

Biblical Studies

Cultures of Ancient Civilizations (3 units)

Pentateuch (3 units)

Synoptic Gospels (3 units)

Intro to Biblical Literature (3 units)

Ministry & Leadership

Biblical Interpretation (3 units)
Christian Counseling (3 units)
Conflict Management (3 units)
Emerging Models of Ministry (3 units)
Intercultural Ministry (3 units)
Leadership Ethics (3 units)
Old Testament Foundations (3 units)
Theology & The Christian Life (3 units)
Biblical Theology of Leadership (3 units)

Church Dynamics (3 units)

Contemporary Approaches to Leadership(3 units)
Foundations for Leadership (3 units)
Jesus & The Kingdom (3 units)
Mentoring & Team Building (3 units)
Reconciliation in Romans (3 units)

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