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Bachelor of Arts in Leadership & Ministry (Degree Completion)

Ohio Christian University



A Bachelor of Arts in Leadership & Ministry from Ohio Christian University will provide you with the best ministry preparation from a Midwest school with over 50 years experience in training some of today's foremost Christian leaders. OCU understands and supports your commitments to your family and career. The Leadership and Ministry track is designed specifically for working adult students who have felt a calling into ministry and want to be equipped to handle the Word of truth and lead a ministry. This degree program will provide you with the necessary information to effectively lead a church, a ministry within the church, or even a non-profit organization.

As an online student, you will engage with experienced faculty and other students to develop practical business skills. Upon completion of our Christian ministry bachelor degree program, you will be able to:

  • Integrate Christian principles in critical thinking and decision making.
  • Articulate a doctrinal position and its relevance to ministry.
  • Lead a local ministry by implementing a strategic process.
  • Demonstrate skills in communicating the gospel in a variety of contexts and to various audiences.
  • Apply practical ministry skills to meet the pastoral needs of a local congregation (e.g., administer the sacraments, perform rituals, visitation, etc.).

124 semester hours semester hours are required to complete this degree. 53 semester hours are specific to the Leadership & Ministry program and the remaining semester hours are comprised of general education coursework. What you know now has gotten you this far. Learn more and do more for God by attending OCU.

Accreditation Information

Higher Learning Commission

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