Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

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Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

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Theological Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we're dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.

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Bachelor of Science in Ministry Leadership

Pursue your calling to lead others well on a foundation of Christ-centered virtues. Our ministry leadership degree invites you to thrive in holistic growth through developing decision-making and collaboration techniques as well as critical components of a Christian worldview.

Program Learning Outcomes

At Cornerstone University, we’re passionate about empowering you to live out your calling. Our Bachelor of Science in Ministry Leadership program cultivates your knowledge, skills and experience in five distinct yet interconnected areas: specialized knowledge; applied knowledge and collaborative learning; intellectual skills; civic and global learning; and biblical worldview integration.

01

Proficiency in Terminology, Theories, Concepts, Practices and Skills

Demonstrate knowledge of and proficiency in the terminology, theories, concepts, practices and skills specific to the field of ministry leadership.

  • Describe core principles and terminology relevant to the study of biblical studies, theology and ministry leadership.
  • Apply biblical studies, theology and ministry leadership principles to leading a ministry or non-profit organization.
  • Demonstrate the use of ethical decision-making in ministry leadership.
  • Understand current issues related to the field of ministry leadership.
02

Competency in Applying Knowledge to Address Real-Life Problems

Exhibit competency in applying your knowledge to address real-life problems through both individual and group effort.

  • Demonstrate professional skills appropriate to the degree program.
  • Apply concepts from the field of ministry leadership in light of a problem outside of the classroom.
  • Provide evidence of the ability to collaborate with others in achieving shared objectives in ministry leadership.
  • Exhibit communication skills, both in written and oral forms, appropriate for ministry leadership.
03

Integration of Traditional and Non-Traditional Cognitive Skills

Demonstrate your ability to integrate both traditional and non-traditional cognitive skills, including analytical inquiry, information literacy, quantitative fluency and communicative fluency.

04

Intercultural Competence

Demonstrate intercultural competence in addressing civic, social, environmental and economic issues. This will include issues related to understanding diversity and developing cultural awareness in ministry leadership.

05

Articulation of a Christ-Centered Worldview

Articulate a Christ-centered worldview and its personal, professional and communal embodiment through Christian virtues. In particular, you will demonstrate understanding of the integration of Christian worldview and culture from a ministry leadership perspective.

PGS has helped me to better understand how to do ministry and be a more effective leader.

Gretchen O’Dell (B.S. ’18)

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Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we’re dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.