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Educational Ministries (Major, Area, Minor)

Campbellsville University’s Bachelor of Science (or B.S.) in Educational Ministries prepares men and women for a career in biblical education. Our rigorous curriculum nurtures faith through ministry, psychology, and church recreation, readying graduates for an educational role in a local congregation. With the educational ministries degree, our goal is to train future teachers and missionaries in Christ. Graduates may become youth pastors, college ministers, counselors, and social workers.

To equip the student to nurture faith in a local setting, Campbellsville’s Educational Ministries Major requires:

  • 12 hours of biblical language study (B.A. only), including New Testament Greek, Old Testament Hebrew, or an Approved Modern Language.
  • 18-hour Christian Studies Core must also be completed. This six-course area includes Christian Theology, Church History, Spiritual Formation, Art of Reading the Bible, a Christian Studies internship, and an upper-level Old or New Testament course.
  • 21 hours of upper-level prerequisites must be selected from four modules, with courses spanning educational ministries, educational ministries electives, psychology, and church recreation electives.

Campbellsville also offers two further options in Educational MinistriesEducational Ministries Area (57 hrs), which includes the 18-hour CHS core, 21 hours of Educational Ministries courses, 9 hours of related studies in Psychology, and 12 hours additional
Christian Studies courses; Educational Ministries Minor (27 hrs), which includes the 18-hour Christian Studies Core and 9 hours of upper-division Educational Ministries coursework.  For the student who chooses the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree, 12 hours of Biblical language study are required.    

How to Apply

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  • Submit a complete application for admission form.
  • Arrange for the office of admissions to receive an official and final high school transcript and an official ACT or SAT score report.
  • If you have previous college credits, arrange for the office of admissions to receive an official transcript (containing a complete record of all courses attempted) from each college or university previously and currently attended. If transferring less than 24 credit hours, arrange for the office of admissions to receive an official and final high school transcript and an official ACT or SAT score report.
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