4th
4th
Ranked 4th among online Christian colleges
OCU ranks 4th among the “Top 8 online Christian Colleges and Universities in 2017” according to www.thebestcolleges.org. Ranking is by graduation, retention and acceptance rates, student-teacher ratios, tuition costs, years of accreditation, reputation, awards, and job placement records.

BA in Youth Ministries

Bachelor of Arts

The Youth Ministries program is designed to equip students who desire to be involved in the ministry of young people either in a local church or a parachurch organization.

Objectives

Upon completion of this program, the student should be able to:

  • Develop a Biblical philosophy of youth ministry, including organization, administration and staff development.
  • Develop an understanding of youth culture and societal influences on it.
  • Develop both relational and methodological skills for effective youth ministry.
  • Develop a balanced approach to youth ministry which includes evangelism, discipleship, ministry, fellowship, and recreation.

GENERAL EDUCATION CORE - 49 Hours

or

YOUTH MINISTRIES MAJOR - 67 Hours

or
(Four Events)
or (Two Events)
(Three Events)
(Two Events)

ELECTIVES - 4 Hours

Any credit-bearing course, 100-level or above

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