Pastoral Ministries, Minor

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An undergraduate minor in pastoral ministries requires 21 credit hours or core ministry courses, pastoral ministries requirements, and electives.

School of Ministry

West Palm Beach



Why Minor in Pastoral Ministries at PBA?

A ministry minor from PBA will support students as they develop the character, pastoral skills, and biblical knowledge necessary to work in a church or parachurch organization. Gain specialized training in ministry through faculty mentorship, learning in community with other ministry students, and real-life ministry experience.

The pastoral ministries minor consists of courses in conflict and crisis in ministry, homiletics, organizational effectiveness, worship, and ministerial care.

The focus of the pastoral ministries minor aims at providing students with the knowledge and skills essential for fruitful ministry in the local church primarily in two major areas:

  • leadership and organization
  • the development, nurture, and care of people

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The School of Ministry is all about equipping. We equip passionate young people with the earthly tools and spiritual perspective needed to create positive change in the world guided by the Word of God. We promise a connected, engaging and fulfilling learning experience that will equip you to use your gifts for His Glory. Our programs prepare students through expert instruction in Bible, theology, history and real-world ministry skills.

As a student majoring in any of the undergraduate programs offered in the School of Ministry, you’ll wade into an ocean of diverse learning opportunities designed to prepare you to positively impact lives.

  • Gain specialized training in ministry
  • Experience spiritual growth with a deeper understanding of God and His Word
  • Practice your ministry abilities through internships, practicum experiences and field service activities
  • And travel on any of PBA’s more than 20 annual mission trips

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