The B.A. in Ministry program at Palm Beach Atlantic University specifically seeks to meet the education and ministry preparation needs of bi-vocational ministers, church leaders and interested adults. The program enables adult learners who have full-time employment to complete their B.A. degree through evening courses.
Through a focus on biblical, historical, theological, and practical studies, the program strives to equip you with the knowledge, skills and character needed for effective Christian service in local churches and other ministries.
You will be equipped to address issues such as poverty, homelessness, personal and family crises, among others, through church, parachurch, or secular agencies.
You also will be able to serve individuals and families in small groups, communities and organizations in local, national and international arenas.
As a Ministry major at PBA, you'll:
You’ll learn from respected scholars and theologians, who pour into students' lives both inside and outside of the classroom. Every instructor in the department is directly engaged in local ministry. Many of the textbooks you’ll use in your studies (and that are used extensively at other colleges and universities) are written by faculty.
In completing this major, you will utilize your training upon graduation to serve in various capacities.
Here is a sampling of possibilities: