Christian Ministries | Judson University Christian College



Why Study Christian Ministries at Judson?

  • Choose from three ministry majors: Christian Ministry, Intercultural Leadership or Youth & Family Ministry
  • Engage in over 400 hours of Hands-On Ministry Experience through Practicum and Internship
  • Discover a close community of like-minded future ministry leaders

Christian Ministry Majors (Bachelor Degrees)

Students in our Christian Ministries Department can choose from one of four majors including a Bachelor of Arts in Pastoral Leadership, Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry, Bachelor of Arts in Youth and Family Ministry, or a Bachelor of Arts in Intercultural Leadership (Missions). Our majors are all built around a common set of courses focused on practical ministry leadership, while allowing students to pursue specific ministry interests. Are you looking to continue on at Judson for your master degree? Judson's Christian Ministries Department also offers a Master of Leadership in Ministry.

Choose one of the majors below to learn more

Christian Ministry Youth & Family MinistryIntercultural Leadership (Missions)

Christian Ministry Minors

In addition to Christian Ministry majors, students may add a Christian Ministries minor to any existing major. The minors offered through the Christian Ministry Department are intended to equip students for volunteer or bi-vocational ministry in a church or para-church organization.

Christian Ministries MinorIntercultural Leadership (Missions) MinorYouth Ministry Minor



The career options open to our alumni are truly amazing. Our graduates are serving in a wide variety of vocational ministries.

  • Chris Britton | Creative and Digital Expression Instructor at Thurgood Marshall Academic, Rock Island, IL
  • Jim Hollendoner | Lead Pastor at Munster Church, Munster, IN
  • April Diaz | Founder of Ezer + Co., Certified Leadership Coach, Speaker, Author, Orange County, CA
  • Trey Gilmore | Launching Pastor at Contrast Church, Grandview, OH
  • Dan Riemer | Student & Family Pastor at Fellowship Church, Liberty Hill, TX
  • Amy Shuflin | Bible Teacher, International Christian School, Caracas, Venezuela
  • Miranda Jones | Director of Children’s Ministry at Neighbors in Action, Houston, TX
  • Turner Schwarz | Student Pastor, Calvary Church, Fort Worth, TX
  • Nathaniel Ray | Guest Services, Lake Geneva Youth Camp, Lake Geneva, WI
  • Ian Simkins | Teaching Pastor, Community Christian Church, Naperville, IL
  • Darik Kooistra | Awake Director, The Bridge, Ottumwa, IA

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