Belmont University's Ministry Program is designed to meet the needs of working adults currently involved in ministry work or career changers looking to begin a new career in ministry.
The program combines traditional courses in religion such as theology and church history with innovative classes in practical ministry, equipping you with the knowledge and hands-on experience needed for ministry work in today's world.
Ministry graduates are employed in a variety of settings, including churches, social service agencies, educational institutions and corporations concerned with ethical issues. The Bachelor's Degree in Ministry also provides a strong foundation for graduate-level coursework.
With Belmont's Ministry Program, you will:
- Develop practical leadership skills for Christian ministry, including: time and money management, interpersonal relationships, decision making, leadership style, planning, organizing, and directing.
- Develop practical skills in ministry under professional supervision, including: hospital visitation, a pastoral internship, and exposure to denominational agencies.
- Explore the pastoral role in ministry work, including: levels of counseling, theoretical frameworks for counseling, attention to specific crises, and practical steps in learning the art of counseling.
- Explore the principles of preaching as part of worship.
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