What Can You Do With a Ministry Degree?

Why Study Ministry?

If you have a passion for sharing your faith and want to work in a ministry context, earning a degree in ministry is a great first step. A ministry degree ensures that you have a solid theological foundation and allows you to gain specialized training in different areas of ministry. 


A degree in ministry will help you handle the significant responsibilities you will be trusted with in a ministry role. Earning a degree in ministry will allow you to be mentored by experienced ministers and church leaders as you develop a deep and grounded faith.


While a degree in ministry can qualify you to be a pastor, there are many more opportunities for ministry graduates. No matter what your calling is, a degree in ministry will help you grow spiritually, personally, and professionally. Learn more about the different ways you can use a ministry degree to glorify God and have a positive impact on the world.

Earn your Ministry Degree Online

PBA offers an Online Bachelor of Arts in Ministry that will equip graduates for a lifelong career in ministry. Students who have a busy schedule can benefit from asynchronous classes and flexible learning formats. Online students are able to view the course materials at any time and complete assignments on their own schedule. For each eight-week course, students will be able to attend two to three live lectures to have a chance to interact with faculty and peers.