Although there are benefits of attending college face-to-face, we recognize that some life situations make that impossible. For instance, those who are already serving in ministry, particularly in rural churches, typically have limited access to theological training and feel unable to move geographically to locations where it is available. Such circumstances make an accredited, online program an attractive option.
The Online Bachelor of Arts in Ministry (EMIN) degree program at Palm Beach University offers a curriculum identical to the on-ground B.A. in Ministry. The course of study is designed to assist you in acquiring and developing the knowledge, skills and character necessary for ministry within a church or parachurch organization. The major presents a balance between biblical, historical, theological and practical ministry skills. While many students completing this major will pursue graduate or seminary education, others may utilize their training upon graduation to begin serving in or to minister more effectively in various capacities on the staff of a church, parachurch or non-profit organization.
As a Online Ministry major at PBA, you'll:
In completing this major, you will utilize your training upon graduation to serve in various capacities.
Here is a sampling of possibilities:
"I chose PBA because it has the major I was looking for and a reputation for incredible professors that care about their students and are also mentors. I was blown away after just the first day of class; I realized how blessed I am. My perspective of education has changed. Prior, my thoughts of school were it was something that I had to do. Now, I feel so blessed to have the opportunity to do this. I am so excited and full of expectation to see what God has in store for me at PBA."
- Amanda White, a student in the EMIN program