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Prepare to disciple youth to follow Christ

You can prepare to disciple and equip youth for a lifetime of following Christ when you earn your Bachelor of Arts in Youth Ministry from Moody Bible Institute. Study developmental characteristics and sociological influences anchored in a Bible education. You’ll be able to understand the circumstances your students are experiencing—and speak into them from a biblical perspective. Learn ministry planning techniques and teaching methods from professors with decades of practical experience who know your name and pour into your life.

Graduate equipped and ready to continue ministry wherever God takes you.

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Your Youth Ministry Studies

As you study, you’ll:

  • Focus on developing disciple-making ministries in a variety of settings.
  • Discover how to partner with parents to encourage their student’s spiritual development.
  • Form a biblically based ministry philosophy for working with youth.
  • Participate in effective youth ministry in a constantly changing field.
  • Learn transferable skills and strategies for many different contexts.
  • Study youth issues and how to walk with a student through them, and much more!

Meet Your Youth Ministry Professors


Learn what Dr. Bob MacRae wants his students to learn.

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Financial Aid

For on-campus residential students, every class in your degree is paid for by the Chicago Tuition Grant, sponsored by faithful donors. Every residential Chicago undergraduate student is awarded this grant, worth up to $12,960 a year. Off-campus commuter students pay $399 per credit hour. Find out how to defray the remaining costs with scholarships, grants, student loans, student employment, and veterans benefits.

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