Gretchen O’Dell (B.S. ’18)
Cornerstone University has helped me to better understand how to do ministry and be a more effective leader.
B.S. in Ministry
PROGRAM START DATES
- 120 with up to 90 hours in transfer credits possible
Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).
Become an Influential Ministry Leader with a B.S. in Ministry Leadership Degree
Share the gospel and your love for Scripture by developing essential ministry leadership capabilities with a Bachelor of Science in ministry leadership degree. If you are called to be a pastor, serve in missions, lead a nonprofit ministry or simply elevate your local church, you can confidently influence churches, ministries, families and communities as a Christ-centered leader.
Cornerstone University’s B.S. in ministry leadership online degree is designed for today’s busy ministry professionals who need flexible, affordable, high-quality academic and theological training. Taught by real-world ministry faculty and theologians, boldly Christ-centered and grounded in Scripture, you can grow in your faith and inspire others to do the same with a respected ministry degree. You will:
- Develop core theological foundations in Old and New Testament Biblical studies and interpretation, Christian doctrine, and spiritual formation from a Biblical worldview.
- Expand your skills in communication, conflict resolution and negotiation skills to help cultivate a beautiful Christian community within your church, ministry or organization.
- Learn the fundamentals of managing a ministry or nonprofit organization, including marketing, finance, human resources, fundraising and more.
- Flexible and affordable. 100% online. One of the most affordable per credit hour.
Why Choose an Affordable, HLC Accredited Online Ministry Degree from Cornerstone University?
For over 80 years, Cornerstone University has built an outstanding reputation for educating men and women to spread the gospel as bold, courageous ministry leaders who are pastors, theological scholars, church and nonprofit ministry leaders. The university’s commitment to Biblical scripture is unwavering and central to the curriculum and student experience throughout Cornerstone University, reflected in our foundational statements and doctrinal confession.
A decades-long partner and resource to churches and pastors, Cornerstone University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). Cornerstone offers over 75 in-demand degrees that can enhance your theological training by preparing you for a future master’s or doctorate or fulfilling electives that will help you customize the educational experience you need. Should you choose to continue to graduate school after completing your Bachelor’s in Ministry Leadership, Cornerstone Theological Seminary is accredited by the Association for Theological Schools (ATS), offering relevant, affordable master’s-level theology training online.
Join the Cornerstone community and start your B.S. in ministry leadership online today!
Knowledgeable, passionate advisers are ready to guide you from application to graduation! A high quality professional ministry degree is steps away:
- Courses are offered 100% online to fit your busy ministry life.
- Transfer up to 90 credit hours.
- Tuition is priced for affordability compared to other private nonprofit universities, ensuring that a degree can fit your budget.
- Experience one-on-one faculty support from current theologians, pastors and real-world ministry leaders.
- Free student support resources are available, including writing, math, spiritual and mental health services, and more to provide holistic support!
Of students work full time while pursuing a degree.
Online bachelor’s programs ranked No. 2 in Michigan (U.S. News & World Report, 2021).
Of faculty members are professing believers of Jesus Christ.
In addition to the courses listed here, you may also need additional elective credits to complete the required 120 total credits for your bachelor’s degree. If accepted into a program, your academic adviser can help you figure out how many credits you need and add them into your schedule.
Cornerstone Will Help You at Every Step!
An enrollment counselor is ready to help you start your degree journey now. Cornerstone offers:
- Accelerated admissions to get you started sooner.
- No SAT or ACT required.
- Competitive tuition rates—some of the most affordable in the region.
- Generous credit transfers—up to 90 hours in transfer credits possible.
- Financial aid advisers to explore funding opportunities for this valuable life investment.
Start your application for a bold, influential ministry with your B.S. in ministry leadership degree from Cornerstone Theological Seminary!
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