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Why Study Christian Ministries at Judson?

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 Ministry/Adolescent Studies, or a Bachelor of Arts in Intercultural Leadership (Missions). Our majors are all built around a common set of courses focused on the CMe3 ministry leadership areas, while allowing students to pursue their specific ministry interests. 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

Pastoral LeadershipChristian MinistryYouth Ministry/Adolescent StudiesIntercultural Leadership (Missions)

Christian Ministry Minors

In addition to our offered Christian ministry degrees, you can also add one of our Christian ministries minors to your existing major. The minors we offer through the Christian Ministry Department are intended to equip you for lay or bi-vocational ministry in a church or parachurch organization.

Christian Ministries MinorIntercultural Leadership (Missions) MinorYouth Ministry Minor



The career options open to our alumni are truly amazing. Graduates have gone to serve in a wide variety of vocational ministries.

  • Chris Britton: Youth Center Director, Youth Hope, Rock Island, IL
  • Jim Hollendoner: Pastor of Congregational Life, First Christian Reformed Church, Crown Point, IN
  • April Diaz: Director of Coaching, Youth Cartel. Former Leadership Development Director, New Song Church, Irvine, CA
  • Trey Gilmore: Pastor of Students, Vail Christian Church, Tucson, AZ
  • Dan Riemer: Missionary, GO Ministries, Santiago, Dominican Republic
  • Amy Shuflin: Teacher, International Christian School, Caracas, Venezuela
  • Miranda Jones: Director of Children’s Ministry, Neighbors in Action, Houston, TX
  • Turner Schwarz: Area Director, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Dallas-Fort Worth, TX
  • Nathaniel Ray: Teen Staff Supervisor, Lake Geneva Youth Camp, Lake Geneva, WI
  • Ian Simkins: Teaching Pastor, Community Christian Church, Naperville, IL
  • Darik Kooistra: Bridge Kids Coordinator, The Bridge, Ottumwa, IA

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