Online Bachelor of Professional Studies Degree in Ministry and Leadership
The Bachelor of Science in Ministry and Leadership at Missouri Baptist University. As a Christian university, MBU’s approach varies significantly from that of an online Bible college. The MBU program develops leaders that emphasize applicability to life, orientation toward the church, and fidelity to the biblical revelation.
This program consists of a 39 semester hour major containing 13 courses. A total of 120 semester hours are required to graduate with a bachelor of ministry degree. With MBU’s generous transfer policy, up to 96 existing credits can be applied toward your degree.
What You’ll Learn
We strive to provide a faith-based education that will prepare you for any mission God calls upon you. Your major will include the following online courses:
- Introduction to Church Planting
- Basics of Biblical Counseling
- Foundations of Christian Theology
Other courses will cover everything from sin and redemption to church administration. When you complete your degree, you will be equally prepared to address deep spiritual issues and manage daily efforts to advance the Kingdom of God.
Average credit hours per course: 3 ($412 per credit hour x 3 hours = $1,236 per class)
Average hours per semester: 12 ($412 per credit hour x 3 hours = $4,944 per semester)
General Education Core Requirements
Students must earn a minimum of 36 semester hours in general education courses prior to graduation. Students must take one course from each of the following disciplines.
- Communication Skills
- Fine Arts
- Biological Sciences
- Physical Science
- Social and Behavioral Sciences (Cultural Anthropology, Economics, History, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology)