Influence matters.

Our world needs Christ-centered influencers, professionals and ministry leaders. A major in ministry prepares you with theologically rooted training for competent, creative, compassionate and diverse ministry contexts.

Qualities for Career Success

Cornerstone University's academic programs reflect our commitment to develop your knowledge, skills and attitudes in five distinct yet interconnected areas: specialized knowledge, applied knowledge and collaborative learning, intellectual skills, civic and global learning and biblical worldview integration.

This means that successful completion of our Bachelor of Science in Ministry degree program equips you to:

  • Learn the foundational theories that facilitate competent, creative and compassionate diverse ministry.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of theories specific to human development.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of theories specific to learning processes.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of theories specific to relational engagement.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of theories specific to counseling.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of theories specific to leadership.
    • Know biblical and theological constructs required in the biblical studies minor.
  • Conduct ministry opportunities for specific cultural ministry contexts framed by ministry's specialized knowledge.
    • After observing and identifying ministry contexts, be able to adapt and implement appropriate ministry models, methods and theories.
    • Develop a plan/practice of moving toward personal, spiritual and emotional health for ministry.
  • Demonstrate your ability to integrate both traditional and non-traditional cognitive skills, including analytical inquiry, information literacy, quantitative fluency and communicative fluency.
  • Demonstrate intercultural competence in addressing civic, social, environmental and economic issues.
  • Articulate a Christ-centered worldview and its personal, professional and communal embodiment through Christian virtues.