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T H E   S C H O O L   O F   M I N I S T R Y

The School of Ministry is the heart of PBA’s faith-based programming, and is where faith-focused students prepare to launch as the next generation of Christian world changers.



Christian Life

As the top Christian university in Florida, faith shapes everything we do. You’ll find an endless array of opportunities to express your Christian values. 

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Chapel services at Palm Beach Atlantic University provide the perfect outlet for members of the PBA community to come together in shared faith.

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Your faith has the power to change lives around the world forever. Our students realize that every year when they take part in student missions and ministry work. 

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Ministry Programs 

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Why Palm Beach Atlantic University?

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 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. 

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.


  • Gain specialized training in ministry

  • Receive sponsorship to attend key missional conferences around the nation

  • 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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Learn From the Best

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.

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Launching Brighter Futures

As a graduate of the School of Ministry, you’ll be equipped for any number of opportunities. Some of those roles include:

  • Pastor (lead, associate, executive)

  • Worship Director

  • Church Planter

  • Mission Ministry Leader

  • Director of Children's Ministries

  • Evangelism Director

  • Student Ministries

  • Social Worker

  • Pastor of Adult Ministries

  • Hospital or Military Chaplain

  • Discipleship Pastor

  • Community Service Director


Orlando Campus

Orlando Ministry 

PBA’s Orlando Campus offers the respected programs, flexibility and convenience, personalized instruction and Christian worldview that empowers working adults to realize their goals and expand their professional opportunities, on their terms.

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Our student-to-faculty ratio of 12:1 means faculty will mentor you as an individual.



We offer four chapel services every week, in addition to other events.



 Students gain expertise in Bible, theology, history with real-world application.

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Your donation will aid the University now and help the student who needs a hand up next semester, while it also creates a lasting legacy that will touch future generations.