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.
If your calling in life is to serve others through ministry, our undergraduate programs are designed to equip you to achieve that goal. You’ll connect theological principles with practical ways to help people living real lives and often dealing with real struggles. Our undergraduate majors include:
We also offer the following minors:
The School of Ministry also offers graduate programs that are primarily designed to equip working adults to encourage, support and develop their calling to be “the light of the world” (Matt. 5:14-16). The programs prepare graduate students through expert instruction in Bible, theology, history and real-world application. The multi-cultural, multi-faith environment of South Florida is the perfect location to prepare our seminary students for dynamic gospel ministries in an ever-changing world. Graduate programs include:
As a student majoring in any of the 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.
When you study ministry at PBA, you’ll learn from faculty who actually wrote the texts from which you will read. They’re the same texts used by other colleges and universities across the country. Our faculty members are respected scholars and theologians, who pour into students' lives both inside and outside of the classroom.
The fact that every instructor in the department is directly engaged in local ministry testifies to their commitment to put Christian faith into action.
As a graduate of the School of Ministry, you’ll be equipped for any number of opportunities. Some of those roles include:
Jennifer Stoltzfus ’12 majored in biblical and theological studies and is now director of discipleship for various facets of her church’s ministries.
Robert Guinta ’15 majored in ministry and is now director of young adults ministry at Black Rock Church in Connecticut.
Anna Gainer ’17 majored in biblical and theological studies and is now youth recovery specialist for a non-profit organization that provides medical and rehabilitation services to youth and their families.
Our student-to-faculty ratio of 12:1 means faculty will mentor you.
We offer four chapel services every week, in addition to other events.
PBA's average class size of 17 students provides a highly personalized experience.