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Christian Worldview and Ministry, BS

Christian Worldview and Ministry, BS

Bob Jones University's accredited Bachelor of Science degree in Christian Worldview and Ministry allows you to grow in your ministry career.

Credits
120
Next Start
Aug. 30
Cost Per Credit
$450

Why Earn a Bachelor of Science in Christian Worldview and Ministry Degree?

The Bachelor of Science degree in Christian Worldview and Ministry is an online program for adult learners with existing college credit desiring to complete a bachelor’s degree. Students may transfer previously earned credits toward the degree. Working with an academic advisor, the degree may be tailored to the student’s individual ministry direction. Coursework consists of the BJU Core, a major core, one concentration, and general electives. It may be completed online, in residence, or both.

Christian Worldview and Ministry, BS requires 120 credits and supports BJU’s goal to prepare students for a lifelong pursuit of learning, loving, and leading.

Key Outcomes

Skills You'll Acquire:

As part of this program, you will develop a range of valuable skills employers seek.

  • Global Awareness — Broaden your horizons by connecting with classmates from diverse backgrounds worldwide, gaining invaluable cultural insights.  
  • Leadership — Cultivate essential leadership skills, empowering you to guide and inspire others in your home and ministry contexts.     
  • Interpreting Scripture — Enhance your ability to understand and communicate the Bible's major themes, bringing Scripture to life for others.  
  • Teaching/Preaching the Bible — Refine your skills in preparing and presenting meaningful Bible lessons and sermons.     
  • Evangelism and Discipleship — Develop practical strategies for sharing your faith and nurturing spiritual growth in others.
Careers You Can Pursue:
  • Pastor
  • Assistant Pastor
  • Evangelist
  • Lay Ministry
  • Missionary 
  • Women's Ministry
10
Available Concentrations

Get the flexibility you need to complete your degree.

$450
Cost Per Credit

Why Scope?

BIBLICAL WORLDVIEW
Central in every course
FLEXIBLE PATHS
Tailored for your goals and schedule
APPLIED TO LIFE
Learning experiences designed for real-life relevance
CAREER ADVANCEMENT
Job-ready skills for your success
Affordable Avenues
Cost-effective programs to achieve your outcomes
Why SCOPE?
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Courses

Choose the concentration and courses that allow you to tailor your degree to your needs. Courses are available in business, youth ministry, sport ministry, educational studies as well as other areas.

Select a concentration:
Bible Mastery
Business
Educational Studies
Global Ministry Engagement
Liberal Arts
Pastoral Ministry
Sports Ministry
Women's Ministry
Worldview and Apologetics
Youth Ministry
Electives

Talk to a Pathway Partner to see if you may have credits that could apply toward electives.

  • Communication Elective (3)
  • English Composition Elective (3)
  • General Education Electives (24)
  • Humanities / Fine Arts Elective (3)
  • Mathematics or Science Elective (3)
  • Social/Behavioral Science Elective (3)
Electives

Talk to a Pathway Partner to see if you may have credits that could apply toward electives.

  • Communication Elective (3)
  • English Composition Elective (3)
  • General Education Electives (24)
  • Humanities / Fine Arts Elective (3)
  • Mathematics or Science Elective (3)
  • Social/Behavioral Science Elective (3)
Electives

Talk to a Pathway Partner to see if you may have credits that could apply toward electives.

  • Communication Elective (3)
  • English Composition Elective (3)
  • General Education Electives (24)
  • Humanities / Fine Arts Elective (3)
  • Mathematics or Science Elective (3)
  • Social/Behavioral Science Elective (3)
Electives

Talk to a Pathway Partner to see if you may have credits that could apply toward electives.

  • Communication Elective (3)
  • English Composition Elective (3)
  • General Education Electives (24)
  • Humanities / Fine Arts Elective (3)
  • Mathematics or Science Elective (3)
  • Social/Behavioral Science Elective (3)
Electives

Talk to a Pathway Partner to see if you may have credits that could apply toward electives.

  • Communication Elective (3)
  • English Composition Elective (3)
  • General Education Electives (24)
  • Humanities / Fine Arts Elective (3)
  • Mathematics or Science Elective (3)
  • Social/Behavioral Science Elective (3)
Electives

Talk to a Pathway Partner to see if you may have credits that could apply toward electives.

  • Communication Elective (3)
  • English Composition Elective (3)
  • General Education Electives (24)
  • Humanities / Fine Arts Elective (3)
  • Mathematics or Science Elective (3)
  • Social/Behavioral Science Elective (3)
Electives

Talk to a Pathway Partner to see if you may have credits that could apply toward electives.

  • Communication Elective (3)
  • English Composition Elective (3)
  • General Education Electives (24)
  • Humanities / Fine Arts Elective (3)
  • Mathematics or Science Elective (3)
  • Social/Behavioral Science Elective (3)
Electives

Talk to a Pathway Partner to see if you may have credits that could apply toward electives.

  • Communication Elective (3)
  • English Composition Elective (3)
  • General Education Electives (24)
  • Humanities / Fine Arts Elective (3)
  • Mathematics or Science Elective (3)
  • Social/Behavioral Science Elective (3)
Electives

Talk to a Pathway Partner to see if you may have credits that could apply toward electives.

  • Communication Elective (3)
  • English Composition Elective (3)
  • General Education Electives (24)
  • Humanities / Fine Arts Elective (3)
  • Mathematics or Science Elective (3)
  • Social/Behavioral Science Elective (3)
Electives

Talk to a Pathway Partner to see if you may have credits that could apply toward electives.

  • Communication Elective (3)
  • English Composition Elective (3)
  • General Education Electives (24)
  • Humanities / Fine Arts Elective (3)
  • Mathematics or Science Elective (3)
  • Social/Behavioral Science Elective (3)

Admissions

Steps to Apply

1.   Review the admission requirements

Prerequisite: Our master’s degree programs require an earned bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
Note: International students or students with degrees from unaccredited institutions are considered on a case-by-case basis.

GPA: Our master’s degree programs require a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA:

  • 2.0 GPA for the Master of Divinity (MDiv) and Master of Arts in Biblical Counseling programs
  • 3.0 GPA for the Master of Public Health (MPH) programs
  • 2.5 GPA for all other master’s degree programs
  • Note: If your GPA is at least 2.4, we would encourage you to apply as some exceptions are granted 

2.   Start your application

To begin your online application, you will need to create a Bob Jones University account.

3.   Gather your required materials

You will need to upload the following items as part of your application:

Official Transcripts

If you are a new student, you must request an official transcript from the institution granting your undergraduate degree. Your transcript should be sent to the Office of Admission for graduate study approval before admission.

Office of Admission
Bob Jones University
1700 Wade Hampton Blvd
Greenville, SC 29614

If you are a BJU graduate, your BJU transcript will be reviewed as part of the approval process before admission.

Reference Requests

You will need to submit the names, email addresses, and mailing addresses of two references. Upon submission of your application, an email will be sent to each reference requesting they complete a brief online recommendation. References must be submitted for your application to be considered complete.

Reference 1: a church leader (pastor or pastoral staff, non-relative)
Reference 2: an academic recommendation from a school official if you have been enrolled within the past 12 months; if you have not been enrolled in the past 12 months, submit a general reference.

4.   Fill out your FAFSA 

If you are interested in Financial Aid, please complete your FAFSA information.

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FAQs

How many credits will I have left to complete my degree?

Great question! The number of credits remaining is based on your previous coursework. You can send unofficial transcripts to scope@bju.edu, and we will be happy to do a free tentative evaluation for you.

Will my credits transfer?

Good news! There's a good chance your credits will transfer. Please review our transfer policies to understand how your transfer work is evaluated.

How long will it take me to complete my degree?

It depends on how many credits you have left. Most adult learners take one course per session, which works out to six credits per semester, or eighteen credits per year.

I don’t have 45 college credits yet. Do you have an option for me?

Yes, we do. Contact scope@bju.edu for more information.

Results
EARN A BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN CHRISTIAN WORLDVIEW AND MINISTRY DEGREE FROM
BOB JONES UNIVERSITY

Unlock your next impossible through an accredited bachelor's degree through SCOPE.

What's the Value of Completing Your Degree?

Increased Access to Job Opportunities: Graduates with a bachelor's degree see 57% more job openings than non-graduates.

Increased Earning Potential: The average salary of a bachelor's degree holder is over $10k more than a non-graduate.

Increased Job Satisfaction: A bachelor's degree can provide a higher level of job satisfaction than a non-degree holder. 

Perceived Value by Employers: Those with a bachelor’s degree are perceived as having additional hard and soft skills that are appealing to an employer. 

Increased Economic Stability: Unemployment rates of those with a bachelor’s degree have been about half compared with non-degree holders.

Better Equipped for Transition: Your degree will afford you increased flexibility for career changes that you desire to make — even for an advanced degree. 

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