Ministry Leadership Studies: Concentration in Children’s Ministries, B.A.

Bachelor of Arts 

School of Ministry

The Bachelor of Arts in Ministry with a concentration in Children’s Ministry provides students with the knowledge, skills, and character essential for fruitful ministry with children up to the beginning of middle school.  While many students completing this major will pursue graduate or seminary education, many graduates go directly into ministry utilizing their training to serve in churches as well as in parachurch ministries in the U.S. and internationally.

Young student with childWhat Can I Do With This Degree?

  • Children’s Pastor
  • Director of Children and Family Ministries
  • Childcare Worker
  • Child, Family, and School Social Worker
  • Special Education Teachers
  • Education administrators, Preschool and Childcare
  • Special Needs Ministries
  • Staff position in orphanages
  • Camp administration and ministry
  • Various positions in non-profit organizations
  • Missions


Program Details

Distinctively PBA 

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

Additional Information 

The major in Ministry with a concentration in concentration in Children’s Ministry particularly focusing on two major areas:

  • Leadership and organizational skills
  • Skills that foster the development, nurture, and care of children.

Who employs people with this degree?

  • Local churches
  • Schools
  • Teaching Assistants
  • Day Care
  • Orphanages/Foster Homes
  • Social Work agencies
  • Mission agencies
  • Christian camps
  • Para-church organizations


Learn more about your classes and requirements in the course catalog

Tuition & Fees

PBA awards over three million dollars in scholarships every year and 97% of PBA undergraduate students receive financial aid. 

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