University Recognized as a Top 20 Online Bachelor's of Ministry Degree Program

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Ohio Christian University has been named a Top 20 Online Bachelor's of Ministry Degree recipient for 2016. 

Students in Ohio Christian University’s online Bachelor of Leadership and Ministry program have many opportunities to direct the flow of their education through a concentration that is most suitable to their needs, and to work closely with a diverse group of peers and professors. For those interested in earning the Master’s degree, OCU also offers an impressive Master of Arts in Ministry program, with its own concentration options, to further the student’s understanding of ministerial work.

Ohio Christian University Bachelor of Arts in Ministry graduates possess many valuable skills that can applied inside and outside of ministerial settings. These individuals will be able to integrate Christian principles in critical thinking and decision-making, and demonstrate skills in communicating the gospel in a variety of contexts and to various audiences.

For individuals who feel a calling to serve the church and have a passion for community service and leadership, a Bachelor of Ministry is the perfect match. Not only is a major like this is ranked as one of the most fulfilling academic careers, but it will guide online students through strong leadership exercises that are well-grounded within the values of Christianity. Through this major, students learn to work closely within their Christian communities and groups of all ages.

A ministry degree prepares students for many different career paths within the church and Christian communities, some of which include pastor, social worker, missionary, chaplain, church administrate, and Christian non-profit organizations. A Bachelor’s of Ministry degree will give students valuable professional and life experience to contribute to their life calling. Many institutions have both bachelor’s and master’s programs.

Methodology includes accreditation, tuition rates, financial aid availability, admission requirements, program/coursework options, and degree outcomes, as well as 100% online availability. In developing this list,, chose not to list the schools in an ordered way, but instead highlighted twenty of the very best programs, all of which have their own unique strengths.

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About OCU

Ohio Christian University is committed to offering a complete education that develops students intellectually, professionally and spiritually. OCU offers degree programs for residential undergraduate students, graduate students, and adult and online students. Every program is designed to equip students to become leaders in their careers, communities, families, and the world.